Little Guy, Big Kitchen

A Little Guy Woking in His Big Kitchen



200g dhal beans, washed and soaked for 1 hr.

3 stalks green chilli, cut into wedges

2 cloves garlic, ground fine

3 cups water

2 potatoes, skinned and cut into wedges

1 carrot, cut into wedges

2cm ginger, ground fine

2  tamarind peel


2 tbsp cooking oil

2 big onions, sliced

2 tsp sawi seeds

5 dried chilli, cut into 3cm lengths

1 sprig curry leaves

3 tbsp fish curry powder + 1 cup wter to make paste

1 cup santan

1 tomato cut into wedges

1 tsp salt to taste


Bring dhal beans, green chilli and garlic to a boil with water until dhal becomes soft. Add more water if dhal beans are tough.

2. Once beans are soft, add carrot, potatoes, ground ginger, tamarind peel and simmer until potatoes are soft.

3. In a separate wok, heat oil, addd sawi seed, saute onions until brown before adding dried chilly, curry leaves and curry powder paste

4. Pour this saute and curry paste into the dhal & vegetables pot.

5. Add santan, tomatoes and season to taste with salt. Bring to boil before turning off heat.

June 17, 2006 - Posted by | Indian

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