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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

GREEN GRAM GRAVY (JAIN)


INGREDIENTS:

Green gram - 1/2 cup

Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.

Tomato - 1
Green chillies - 1
Garam masala - 1 tsp

Pav bhaji masala - 1 tsp.
Milk - 1 cup

Butter - 2 tablespoon

Oil - 1 tsp

Salt - as per taste


METHOD:


Soak green gram for 1 hour. Pressure cook without salt for 3 whistles. Simmer the stove for 15 minutes. Switch off the stove. When the pressure is released, take it out, slightly mash, add salt and give it a boil. Keep aside.


Grind together tomatoes, green chillies and a handful of boiled gram.


Heat butter and oil, add jeera, when it sizzles pour in the ground paste. Add garam masala, pav bhaji masala and saute well till oil leaves the sides. Now pour in the milk. Allow it to boil . It will automatically thicken. Add the cooked dhal and boil till thick.
Best with phulkas.

23 comments :

  1. Gravy looks creamy and yummy...

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  2. Woww gravy looks rich and creamy....looks yumm!!

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  3. this sounds really different , i will try and let u knw :)

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  4. delicious yummy gravy...we love this a lot

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  5. Gravy looks delicious and creamy :-)

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  6. wow!!!!!!! nice quick,tasty gravy.

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  7. Very Rich and well prepared dal.

    deepa

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  8. this is soo creamy... and healthy...
    no onion no garlic too.. nice!!

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  9. wow very creamy n yummy dish...nice recipe

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  10. Never made green gram in this way, Nice recipe .

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  11. Lovely simple version of the green gram dal. Would go very well with garam rotis.

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  12. Very interesting gravy...looks so rich and creamy!

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  13. Looks creamy, rich and delicious. I love jain recipes as they are light on stomach.

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  14. Extremely delicious companion for rotti. Rich and yummyyyyy.:)

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  15. Tried it out last week. very quick and awesome recipe :)

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  16. Hi I made this today. Awesome is not the word!!!!

    I substituted cream instead of milk.Also used 3 tomatoes to make puree.

    Thank you for this wonderful recipe

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