Saturday, January 13, 2007

Palak(Spinach)-Ragado


Ingredients To boil :
1\2-cup chopped cabbage
1\2-cup chopped brinjal
1\2-cup chopped cauliflower
1\2-cup chopped potatoes
1\4-cup chopped carrot
1\4-cup green peas
1\4-cup chana dal(split Bengal gram)
3-cup chopped palak(Spinach)

Ingredients :
1\2-cup tomatoes cut into cubes,
1\2-cup onion cut into small pieces,
2-3 green chillies,
2-tsp cumin-coriander powder
1-tsp red chilli powder
2-tsp oil
4-tsp lemon juice
1-tsp sugar(optional)
1-tsp ginger juice(optional)
1\2-tsp jeera(cumin),
1\2-tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste
coriander leaves to garnish


Method:
1. soak chana dal for 1\2 hour.
2. Pressure cook all ingredients to boiled until they are soft and mushy.
3. Using hand blender smash it and keep aside.It is look green mixture because of spinach.
3. In a Kadhai heat 2 tsp oil and add Mustard seeds,add cumin seeds.
4. Next add green chilli and onion, cook until onion turns brown and add tomatoes to it.
5. Cook for a while and add smashed green mixture to it.
6. Add little water if dal is too thick and cook until it comes to boil.
7. Add turmeric powder,red chilli powder,cumin-coriander power and salt.
8. Then add lemon juice and ginger juice and mix well.
9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or can be served hot with roti too.



Note:
1. If you want to avoid oil then mix tomatoes and onion to boil and then after add all other things in mixture step by step.
2. It contains so many vegetables so it is good for health.

Submitting this to VKN for his Noble cause of FAHC campaign.

8 comments:

Pooja said...

Hi Kajal,
I have never know someone with so many talents. :) How much tou can do together-cooking, drawing, painting, gardening and even embroidary too ! too good work .You are really talented girl ! Keep blogging :D.

Kajal said...

Thank You Pooja. You are also talentent gril:).

Chandrika said...

Great start to blogging Kajal!!! U are multi-talented!! :-)

Kajal said...

Thank you Chandrika,
you really encouraged me to blog more about my intrests.:)

Asha said...

Hi Kajal,love your Spinach Ragado.I enjoyed all your art and embroidery too!:))

Kajal said...

Thank you Asha,
I have visited your blog. I really like your recipes.

samir said...

who are you..? You are amazing. Great talent. Simply fabuluous.
which city do you live in ?

Kajal said...

Hi Samir,
Thanks for comment.
I am Kajal from Gujarat.

Cheers!!!!!!!!!!!!!