Halwai March 21, 2019

Ingredients:

• Green Channa – 1 cup
• Oil – 3 tbsp
• Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
• Red Chillies – 2 to 3, broken into pieces
• Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp
• Curry leaves – a few
• Green chillies – 2, slit
• Raw Mango – 1/2 cup, chopped fine
• Coconut – 1/2 cup, chopped into tiny pieces
• Salt to taste.

Method:

  1. Soak channa overnight in water.
  2. Drain, add fresh water and 1 tsp salt. Pressure cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Drain away the water, retaining about 1/2 cup.
  4. Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds, add chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  5. After few seconds, add channa and green chillies.
  6. Add salt if needed.
  7. Simmer for 8 minutes till the liquid is evaporated.
  8. Stir in the mango and coconut pieces and remove from fire.
  9. Serve.