Saturday, October 3, 2009

Udid Methi

Yes, this dish is named after just these two ingredients even though it has more than 10. This one is among my favourite dish that is prepared by my M I L, who happens to be a great cook according to me, my hubby and my cousins( other delicious preparations are sungat pannaupkari, visonu fry,varan,surnoli and pulao).

Coconut 1/2 cup
brinjal 4
drumsticks pcs about 1cup
methi seeds 1/4 tsp
Coriander seeds 1/2 tsp
Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Jaggery 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Red chillis 5-6
Curry leaves 4-5
Oil 1 tsp

Heat oil and fry coriander seeds, Urad dal, methi seeds, red chillies. Grind with jaggrey, tamarind and coconut to a fine paste.
Heat oil and season with mustard seeds, when they splutter add curry leaves and 2 broken red chillies add vegetables and 1/2 cup water, cook for 10 mins. Add ground masala, salt and Cook for another 5 minutes.
Serve hot with rice.

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