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Pathal Bhaji

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 10 patra leaves with stems.
  • 1 small bunch ambat bhaji (sour greens).
  • 3 green chillies.
  • 1 tbsp - peanuts.
  • 1 tbsp- Channa dal.
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 1 bay leaf.
  • 2 cardamoms.
  • 1 stalk curry leaves.
  • 1/4 tsp - cinnamon-clove powder.
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala.
  • 2 tsp - black maharashtrian masala.
  • 2 tsp - Lemon juice.
  • 1 tsp - Sugar salt to taste.
  • 2 tbsp - gram flour.
  • 5 cups - water.
  • 2 tbsp - oil.

How to Make

  • Chop both greens coarsely. Peel stems and chop them too.
  • Wash, drain, place in container of pressure cooker with chillies.
  • Place channa dal and peanuts in another container of the cooker.
  • Add 1/2 cup water to each container. Pressure-cook for 4 whistles.
  • Cool, remove and blend the boiled greens in a mixie or with hand beater.
  • Add gram flour to 1/2 cup water, make a smooth paste keep aside.
  • Heat oil, add cumin seeds, bay leaf, cardamoms, curry leaves and clove-cinnamon powder.
  • Stir for a minute, add boiled peanut and dal with the water.
  • Bring to a boil. Add blended greens, masalas, salt, sugar and lemon.
  • Add remaining water, stir well. Bring to a boil. Add gram flour paste.
  • Stir continuously till boil resumes. Lower and simmer for 5-7 mins.
  • The consistency should be like that of kadhi.
  • Serve hot with masala bhath or bhakri.