February 27, 2008

Palde (buttermilk curry)


1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 pinch asafetida
4-5 curry leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp grated cumcumber/pumpkin
1 cup sour buttermilk
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1 tbsp besan
1 green chilli
1 garlic clove
1 inch ginger
1 tbsp oil


1.heat oil in a pan, add all tempering items (mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafetida, curry leaves,turmeric powder) in it one by one
2.add ginger garlic, green chilli and grated cumumber/pumpkin and saute for few mins.
3.in a mixing pan, mix buttermilk and besan and stir well so that no lumps are formed.
4.add this mixture to the pan,add water if required and boil.
4.add salt after you turn off the stove.
garnish with corinander leaves.

serve with rice.