Feb 18, 2011

Spring onion dry curry


1 big bunch of Spring onions-Washed thoroughly and chopped finely
1 cup gram flour (besan)
2 cups water
2 green chillies-finely chopped
1 dried red chilli crumbled
1tsp -ginger garlic paste
1 stick of curry leaves
1/2 tsp of cumin seeds
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
Pinch of asafoetida powder
Pinch of turmeric
Salt to taste
1 tsp oil


Heat the oil in a non-stick pan or kadai.. Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, chopped chillies, ginger-garlic paste. Saute for a few seconds. 
Add the finely chopped spring onions and a pinch of salt. Saute for 1-2 minutes. These onions cook in no time at all.
Meanwhile, make a thin paste of the gram flour in 2 cups water with a pinch of turmeric powder and salt to taste. after the spring onions are sauted, pour the gram flour paste into the pan and keep stirring constantly on a medium flame.
Taste and check if gram flour is cooked. Remove from flame. Serve hot with Chapatis.

Note - while tasting and checking that gram flour is cooked or not, the gram flour should not stick to the tongue