Aamti

Aamti

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ammati

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup yellow gram dal
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 tbsp. coriander finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. black maharashtrian masala (refer masalas)
  • 1/4 tsp. garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp. dhania (coriander seed) turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tbsp. oil or ghee
  • 1/2 tsp. each cumin & mustard seeds

Directions:

  1. Wash and soak dal for 15 minutes. Pressure cook till very soft (4 whistles). Cool cooker and remove. Drain water from dal and save.
  2. Grind dal to a fine paste either on stone or in a mixie.
  3. Mix with water and residual water of dal. Blend well till smooth.
  4. Heat oil in a deep saucepan. Add seeds, curry leaves, allow to splutter. Add slit chillies, cloves, bayleaf, and saute one minute.
  5. Make paste of masalas in 1/4 cup water. Add paste, fry further one minute. Add dal.
  6. Bring to a boil and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Add chopped coriander.
  7. Serve hot with puran polis (refer).

Making time:30 minutes (excluding pressure cooking time)
Makes: 5-6 servings
Shelflife: Best fresh

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