Sindhi Kadhi

Traditional mixed vegetable curry

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Sindhi Kadhi

Traditional mixed vegetable curry

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Vineetha Biju

Published On: 17 Jun 2014

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25 Minutes
Served : 6
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  • Oily toovar dal : ¼ k gm
    Grated carrot : 1 no
    Potato cut into cubes : 1 no
    Drumstick cut into pieces : 2 nos
    French beans cut into thin strips : 8 – 10 nos
    Large tomatoes chopped : 2 nos
    Finely chopped Ginger : 1” piece
    Banana slit in the middle : 1 no
    Tamarind water :
    (take a 2” round ball of tamarind and soak-
    it in hot water and extract the juice) : ½ cup
    Oil : 2 tsp
    Besan : 1 ½ - 2 tsp
    Rye : ½ tsp
    Whole jeera : 1 tsp
    Methi seeds : ½ tsp
    Asafoetida (powdered) : ¼ tsp
    Green chillies slit in the middle : 3 – 4 nos
    Turmeric powder : ½ tsp
    Red chilli powder : 2 tsp
    Jaggery : 2” pc
    Curry leaves : few
    Salt : as reqd
    Chopped coriander leaves : few

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1

Boil the toovar dal in a pressure cooker.Blend it and then sieve through a strainer to remove the dal husks.

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Step 2

Heat oil in pan and fry the rye, jeera, methi seeds.When they crackle add the asafoetida, green chillies and chopped ginger.

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Step 4

Lower the flame and add the besan and roast till it becomes golden brown in color and begins to release an aroma.

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Step 6

Gradually add the strained dal. Keep stirring so that no lumps are formed and the mixture is smooth.

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Step 7

Add the chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt and bring to a boil.

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Step 8

When the dal begins to boil add the chopped vegetables and jaggery.

Step 9

Cook on a low gas till the vegetables are cooked , approximately 10 - 15 minutes.

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Step 10

Add the slit banana. You can add the banana when the vegetables are just about to be cooked.

Step 11

Add the tamarind water and bring to a boil .(the tamarind water must be added last otherwise the vegetables will not cook)

Step 12

Adjust the salt, red chilli powder, jaggery and tamarind water according to your taste.

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Step 13

Remove the banana before serving. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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