Monday, February 20, 2012

Vegetable Sabji

  • 2 cups zuchini, cubed
  • 1 cup carrot, cubed
  • 1 small potato, cubed
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½-1 tsp red chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • ½ cup moong dal
  • ½ cup yellow onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp black mustard seeds
  • 2-4 cayenne pepper to taste
  • Curry leaves, to taste
  • 1 tsp oil
  1. Cook dal in 2-3 cups water and set aside.
  2. Cook zuchini, carrot and potato in 2 cups water with turmeric powder, chili powder, cumin powder and salt.
  3. Mix cooked dal and vegetables. Add additional chili powder or salt, as needed. Boil and then simmer for 10 min. Remove from heat.
  4. Heat oil in a sauce pan, add mustard seeds and cover the pan.  When the seeds have popped, add onions, cayenne pepper and curry leaves, stir until onions are lightly browned, and then pour into the dal-vegetable mixture.
Serves 6-8

Moong dal can be substituted with Toor dal.  Also, other vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, beans or peas can be added.

1 comment:

  1. This is so simple to make yet very delicious!! :razz: