Special Masala Arvi

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - Arvi (medium size)
  • 2 - Onions, large
  • 2 - Tomatoes, medium
  • 1/2 cup - Tamarind (pulp)
  • 1 tbsp - Coconut, grated
  • 3 - Cardamoms
  • 2 - Bay Leaves
  • 10 to 12 - Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - Groundnut powder
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Cumin powder (jeera)
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • A handful - Chopped Coriander
  • 2 to 3 cups - Water
  • 3 tbsp - Oil

How to Make Special Masala Arvi

  • Boil the arvi, peel the skin and cut into 2" length pieces and keep aside. (Do not over boil them otherwise they get pulpy).
  • Cut the onions into thin slices, add 2 cardamoms, 2 bay leaves and boil in enough water till the onions become transparent.
  • Sieve the excess water and let it cool for some time and then grind along with grated coconut until smooth.
  • Heat oil, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  • Let the oil splutter, add curry leaves and stir for few seconds.
  • Add the onion-coconut paste and let it cook for a minute.
  • Then add ginger-garlic paste, stir and cook till oil separates.
  • Now add the chopped tomatoes and groundnut powder, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, jeera powder and stir for some time and let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Now add 2 cups of water and stir for few seconds and let it come to a boil.
  • When the gravy comes to a boil add tamarind pulp and stir, and let it cook.
  • Add the boiled arvis and chopped coriander and cook till the gravy is thick.