Tuesday, December 2, 2014



Finely chopped mixed vegetables like Beans,Carrot ,Potato,Peas,cauliflower.etc.
Onion 2
Tomato 2
Lemon -1
Asafoetida powder 1 tsp
Coriander leaves - to garnish ; chopped
For The Masala:

Grated Coconut - 1 cup
Roasted chana dal  - 2 tbsp
Soaked Poppy seeds / Khus khus- 2 tsp
Coriander seeds  - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon sticks - 1" stick 3 pieces
Cloves - 3 -4 nos
Morathi Moggu 1
Cardamom / Elaichi -2 no
Ginger - a small piece
Garlic - 3-4 pods
Onion - 2 -3 slice
Green Chillies - 4-6
Pudina /  - a handful
salt and oil as required
For Tempering :
Oil - 2-4 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1tsp
Split black gram / urad dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Turmeric / Haldi -1/4 tsp
Red chillies -1 ; broken
Cook the veggies with some salt and water till done. Ensure that they are cooked just right - neither crunchy nor too mushy.

For the masala, grind all the ingredients mentioned under masala to a smooth paste adding some  water.

Heat oil in a kadai or pan.Temper with mustard seeds and urad dal .When they splutter add broken red chillies,curry leaves and asafoetida powder..Add finely chopped onion .Fry till  brown.Add chopped tomatoes. Fry till mushy
Add cooked veggies and masala paste.Add salt and water.Mix well and allow it to boil well.
When it boils,it thickens a bit. If requied add some more water to get the desired consistency. Switch off. Add chopped coriander leaves and squeeze lemon juice.

Serve hot  with poori,chapathi,dosa,rava idly.