Laal Shak Bhaja

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 bunches - laal shak, clean and chopped (only leaves and soft branches)
  • 1 tbsp - whole black mustard seeds
  • 1 - medium sized potato, peeled and chopped (optional)
  • 4 - green chillies
  • 1 tsp - ginger
  • 1/4 tsp - finely chopped coconut
  • 1/4 tsp - finely chopped peanuts, roasted
  • 1 tsp or according to taste - salt
  • 2 tsp - sugar
  • Oil to fry

How to Make Laal Shak Bhaja

  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom vessel.
  • Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add ginger and saute for a few seconds, and then add potato, green chillies, coconut, and peanuts.
  • Fry for 1 minute and add shak with salt and sugar.
  • Sautee for 2-3 minutes till the ingredients are will mix.
  • Close the vessel with a lid and turn down the heat to the lowest point.
  • Let it cook till it is done.
  • Dry the excess water and serve with steamed rice.