Celery Sabji

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 pound - celery
  • 1/2 cup - split green gram (moong daal)
  • Chilli powder/ red chilli - 1 tsp (or to taste)
  • Salt to taste
  • Jaggery - to tate
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 tsps - dhania-jeera powder
  • A pinch - asafoetida
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • a pinch of turmeric powder

How to Make Celery Sabji

  • Wash and soak the moong daal in 3/4 cup of water for half an hour.
  • Wash and cut the celery sticks into half-inch pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard and cumin seeds. When the seeds splutter, add asafoetida, turmeric and red chillies.
  • Add the soaked dal to the mixture and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add the celery. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent charring.
  • When done, add salt, jaggery and dhania-jeera powder.
  • Add coconut powder/freshly ground cilantro for additional flavour (optional).