Sunday, October 25, 2020

Methi - ringna nu shaak | Fenugreek Leaves & Brinjal Curry

Ingredients

Brinjal - 1 or 1 cup chopped,

Fresh fenugreek leaves (washed and chopped) - 2 cup,

Oil - 3 - 4 tbsp,

Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp,

Asafetida - 1/8 tsp,

Garlic (roughly crushed) - 2 tsp,

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp,

Salt - to taste,

Red chilli powder - 2 tsp,

Coriander & cumin powder - 1 tsp,

Warm water - 3/4 cup



Method 

Wash and clean fresh fenugreek leaves well. Chop finely and measure 2 cup. Wash and dry brinjal. Cut into cubes as per given below image.

In a pan, heat oil over medium low flame. Add cumin seeds followed with asafetida and roughly crushed garlic.

Saute for a while. Add brinjal cubes and mix well. Let it cook covered over medium low flame for 2 to 3 minute. 

Now add chopped fenugreek leaves. Mix well and cook for another 2 - 3 minutes.

Add turmeric powder and salt. Mix well. Cook covered for 2 - 3 minutes.

Now add red chilli powder and mix well. 

Place a plate over and pour 3/4 cup water. Let it cook for 3 - 4 minutes. Now add half water from plate. Mix well. Let it cook again covered for 3 - 4 minutes. Now add remaining water from plate.

Now add coriander and cumin powder and mix well.


Let it cook covered for 2 - 3 minutes. Switch off the flame and serve.

Notes

Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.

Amount of water may vary as per desire consistency.

 

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Tindora sambhro | Gujarati tindorano lotvaro sambharo |Gujarati sambharo

Ingredients

Ivy gourd - 8 - 10, 

Green chilli - 2 -3,

Peanut oil - 1 - 1 1/2 tbsp,

Mustard seeds - 1/8 tsp,

Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp,

Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp,

Salt - to taste,

Sugar - 1/8 tsp,

Lemon juice - few drops,

Gram flour - 2 tbsp.

 


Method

Wash and dry ivy gourd and green chilli well. Remove top and bottom part of ivy gourd and cut lengthwise as per given below image. Remove top of green chilli and cut lengthwise as per given below image.

Heat oil in a pan over medium flame. Add mustard seeds followed with cumin seeds. Let them splutter well. Now add chopped ivy gourd and green chilli pieces followed with turmeric powder and salt. Mix well. 

Now cook covered over medium low flame for 3 - 4 minutes. Stir in between for even cooking.

 

Now add sugar and lemon juice. Mix well. 


With the help of a sieve, sieve gram flour over mixture. 

Cover the lid and let it cook for a minute.


 Mix well. Serve with meal.



Notes

Cut ivy gourd as per desire shape.

Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.

Sugar and lemon juice can be skipped.

 

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