Thursday, February 9, 2012

Dried Lentil Chips (Papad) ki Sabzi

Indian Vegetarian Main Course Special
Dried Lentil Chips (Papad) ki Sabzi
Serves 2

Dried Lentil Chips (Papad)- 4 Medium Sized
Oil- 5 Tbsp.
Ghee- 6 Tbsp.
Cumin Seeds (Jeera)- 1 Tsp.
Ginger-Garlic Paste- 2 Tsp.
Haldi- 1 Tsp.
Coriander Powder- 1 Tsp.
Red Chilli Powder- 1 Tsp.
Green Chillies-1, Finely Chopped
Ginger- 2 Tsp., Finely Chopped
Water- 1 Cup
Curd- 2 Cups, Whipped
Salt- To Taste

In a Non Stick Tawa, Heat Oil
Drizzle some Oil & Fry the Papad one at a time
Drain on Kitchen Paper & Keep Aside
In a Wide Non Stick Skillet/Wok, Heat Ghee, Add Jeera & Sauté till the Seeds Crackle
Add Ginger-Garlic Paste & Sauté till Light Brown
Add Haldi, Coriander Powder, Red Chilli Powder & cook till the Raw Smell of the Masalas disappears
Add Green Chillies, Ginger & Cook for about 2-3 Minutes or till the Oil rises on the top of the Masalas
Add the Curd & Stir
Add some Water & let the Gravy boil
Turn down the Heat & Add the Papad broken into Bite sized pieces
Season with Salt & let it Cook for 3-4 Minutes
Garnish with Fresh Coriander Leaves & Serve Hot!

This may look like Rajasthani Kadhi but tastes different & is easy to make!
Curd/Yoghurt is almost 4000 Years old discovered in India which has friendly bacteria and is a good source of Protein & Calcium
The Papad has Salt added to it, so be careful not to add extra in the Recipe

Feel free to share your views & do let us know how this one turned out :)

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