Sunday, November 14, 2010
Green Papaya with Chana Dal & Coconut
Green Papaya - 1/2, cut into cubes
Chana Dal / Bengal Gram / Split Chickpeas - 1/2 cup, soaked overnight
Olive Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli - 1, finely chopped
Ginger - 1 inch, grated
Dessicated Coconut - 1 tbsp
Roasted Coriander Cumin Powder - 2 tsp
Cilantro - handful
Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds, cumin seeds and green chillies.
Add the ginger and coconut and saute for a minute.
Then add the papaya and chana dal. Saute for a few minutes and add the coriander cumin powder. Sprinkle water as required and continue to cook till the papaya pieces are soft and completely cooked.
Garnish with cilantro and serve.