Chakvatachi bhaji

2:47 AM
Chakvat is a green tender leafy vegetable mostly available in winter! It looks like Bathua.
Try this tasty & healthy recipe !! 






Ingredients :
Washed & Chopped tender Chakvat : 2 cups 
Garlic cloves  : 7-8
Chopped Green chilli  : 1 tsp
Butter milk : 1 cup
Water : 1 cup
Besan ( chick pea flour ) : 2 tsp
Soaked peanuts : 3 tsp ( soak at least 3-4 hours preferably overnight )
Chana dal : 2 tsp  ( soak at least 3-4 hours preferably overnight )
Salt : 1 tsp ( as per taste )
Sugar : 1 tsp
Desi ghee : 2 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Hing : 1/4 tsp

Recipe :
1. Add  ghee in a heavy bottom pan.
2. Add cumin seeds when ghee becomes hot. 
3. Add green chilli, garlic in the oil. Saute for a minute. Add hing & turmeric powder.
4. Add chopped chakvat in it. Mix well. Add peanuts & chana dal. Add some water.
5. Cook the vegetable till soft. These leaves are very tender takes 5-7 minutes to cook.  Turn off the                      gas flame. Pressure cook the peanuts & chana dal till 2 whistles. After cooling the cooker add cooked       peanuts & chana dal in chakvat vegetable. Do not overcook peanuts & chana dal.
7. Add besan in butter milk & mix with hand whisker. There should not be lumps.
8. Add butter milk & besan mixture. Mix well. Add water. Add salt & sugar. Cook for 5 minutes & turn off the gas.
      Enjoy this tasty  curry with hot steaming rice. Its very tasty.

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