Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Vegetarian Dhansak

2 cups chopped spinach
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup potato chopped into big cubes
1/4 tsp ginger paste
1/4 tsp garlic paste
1/4 cup tomato pieces
A pinch turmeric
1/2 cup fresh/frozen coconut
4 green chilies
1/2 cup toor dal
1/4 cup moong and chana dal
2 tea spn coriander seeds
Ghee - 1tbsp

Cook the mixed dals with a pinch of turmeric and a drop of oil in pressure cooker.

Heat a little oil and fry ginger, garlic and onions. Add potatoes and cook for some time. Close the lid and let them cook, stir occasionally. When the onions turn slightly brownish, add spinach leaves tomatoes.

Heat a little oil in a separate vessel and fry coriander seeds. Grind them with green chilies and coconut. Add the ground paste and cooked dal-spinach to onion mixture along with required amount of water and cook till done.

Add salt to taste and a tbsp of ghee on top. Serve hot with brown rice.

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