Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Green Gram and Mix Vegetables Curry - South Indian Style
1/4 cup Green gram
1 Cup mix vegetables chopped(Carrots, String Beans,Potatoes) You can add green peas or anyother less watery vegetables.
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp Black peppercorns
1/2 tsp Poppy seeds
2 red chilies
4 tbsp grated coconut
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Bengal gram
1 Red chili
Few curry Leaves
Pressure cook the green gram and drain the excess water and keep aside
In a medium sauce pan, heat 1 tsp oil add cumin seeds, black peppercorns, red chilies and poppy seeds. fry for 2-3 mins or until it turns light golden and grind with coconut and little to fine paste.
In a heavy saucepan, add 2 cups of water(depending on the quantity of vegetables) bring to boil, add vegetables, tumeric powder and cook until the vegetables are tender and soft.
Add cooked green gram and cook for 3-4 mins. Now, add the ground paste and salt and cook until combine thoroughly. Lastly, Heat oil in a small sacuce pan, add mustard seeds, bengal gram , red chilies and asafoetida powder and curry leaves when mustard seeds splutters mix it with the curry.
Serve with hot rice or even goes well with chapathis, rotis.