Halwai September 23, 2020

Ingredients:

• 2 cups – Frozen Mexican Vegetable Mix (Containing red, yellow, Orange and green bell pepper, red kidney beans, beans, baby corn, sweet corn)
• 1 – Onion, chopped thinly lengthwise
• 1-2 – Green chillies, slit lengthwise
• 1/2 cup – Masoor dal/Red lentils
• 1/2 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 1 tsp – Coriander powder
• 1 tsp – Sambar powder (Any brand would do)
• 2-3 tbsp – Dry Coconut scrapes
• 1 sprig – Curry leaves
• 2 sprigs – Coriander leaves
• 3 cups – Water
• 3 tsp – Oil
• 1 tsp – Mustard Seeds
• 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds
• Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Thaw the frozen mix vegetable mix.
  2. In a pressure cooker add oil. When hot add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  3. As they splutter add onions and green chillies and saute well.
  4. Now add turmeric powder, coriander powder and mix well.
  5. Add thawed vegetable mix to it and saute well.
  6. Now add masoor dal/red lentils.
  7. Add salt and mix well.
  8. Add 1 cup water and pressure cook till done.
  9. Transfer it to another deep bottom pan.
  10. Now add remaining water, salt if required, and sambar powder to it and mix well.
  11. Add coconut scrapes to it and mix again.
  12. Cook till you see bubbles in the sambar.
  13. Now remove it off the stove and add curry leaves, coriander leaves and mix well.
  14. Enjoy with hot rice and ghee/clarified butter