Dhapalam

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Yam - 200g
  • okra - 200g
  • spinach - 200g
  • pumpkin - 200g
  • brinjal - 200g
  • green chillies - 8-10
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander leaves - 4 tbsp, chopped
  • salt - to taste
  • jaggery - 2 tsp
  • tamarind - a small piece
  • rice flour - 1/2 cup
  • gingili oil - 2 tbsp
  • mustard - 1 tsp
  • fenugreek - 1/2 tsp
  • red chillies - 2-3, broken into pieces
  • asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
  • curry leaves - a few

How to Make Dhapalam

  • Cut and combine all the vegetables with the slit green chillies in a large bowl.
  • Add 4-5 cups of water and turmeric powder. Cook till the vegetables soften.
  • Meanwhile, soak the tamarind in 1/2 cup of water and sieve the juice.
  • When the vegetables are cooked, add salt, jaggery and tamarind juice.
  • Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Mix the rice flour with some water to make a paste and add to the vegetables.
  • Simmer until the rice flour cooks and the curry thickens.
  • Remove from fire.
  • Now, heat oil in a pan and splutter the mustard, fenugreek, red chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • Add this to the curry and cover immediately.
  • Serve with rice.

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