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Fried cholar dal, luchi, baingan , tomato oambal, posto charchari & pantua -

Main Dish
12 servings
45 min
85 hours
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 12

1)Fried Cholar Dal:

1 cup cholar dal ( chana dal )

3 bay leaves

2 tablespoon mustard oil

1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

1 teaspoon grated ginger

1 teaspoon chopped garlic

5 dry red chillies

Salt to taste

A pinch of turmeric powder

1 onion, finely chopped

2 teaspoon thin slices of fresh or dry coconut

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds


2)Luchi:

2 cups maida ( flour )

1 cup suji ( rawa )

2 tablespoon rice flour

3 tablespoon oil

Salt to taste

Oil for frying


3)Baingan and Pumpkin Bhaja:

1 large baingan

250 g red pumpkin

1/2 cup maida ( flour )

1 cup besan ( gram flour )

Salt to taste

2 finely chopped green chillies

A pinch of red chilli powder

Water for mixing ( approximately 3/4 cup )

Mustard oil for frying


4)Tomato oambal:

500 g tomatoes, finely chopped

1 cup grated jaggery

1/2 cup water

2 bay leaves

3 dry red chillies

2 tablespoon mustard oil

2 tablespoon kishmish ( raisins )

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

Salt to taste


5)Posto Charchari:

20 small round potatoes

4 tablespoon poppy seeds ( khus khus )

1 tablespoon oil

4 dried broken red chillies

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 cup water

Salt to taste


6)Pantua:

200 g paneer

100 g khoya

1 cup milk powder

3 tablespoon maida

1 tablespoon extra milk for kneading

2 cups sugar

2 cups water

1/2 teaspoon powdered green cardamom

Ghee for frying

Preparation

  • 1)Fried Cholar Dal:
    Wash and soak dal in 1 1/2 cups of water for half an hour and boil with salt, and bay leaves till tender. Mash slightly and keep aside. Heat 2 tablespoon mustard oil and add mustard seeds. When it crackle add fenugreek seeds, ginger, garlic, chopped onion, broken red chillies and coconut pieces. Fry on a low heat for 2 - 4 minutes. Add mashed cholar dal and adjust salt. Cook and pour remaining mustard oil over it. Serve with luchi / rice.
  • 2)Luchi:
    Mix maida, suji, salt and 2 tablespoon oil and knead to a soft dough. Mix rice flour and 2 tablespoon oil and keep aside.
    Roll out maida dough into a thick round. Spread the rice flour and oil mixture over it and make a roll again. Divide into 25 - 30 portions and roll out thin round puris. Deep fry in hot oil. Serve with cholar dal and tomato oambal.
  • 3)Baingan and Pumpkin Bhaja:
    Cut long thin pieces of baingan and thin squares of pumpkin. Smear with salt. Make a batter of besan , maida, salt and finely chopped green chillies with water. Heat oil and fry baingan and pumpkin dipped in batter. Serve hot.
  • 4)Tomato oambal:
    Dissolve jaggery in 1/2 cup of water. Heat oil . Add mustard seeds. When it crackles add bay leaves, broken red chillies and kishmish. Saute on a low heat for 2 - 3 minutes. Add tomatoes and fry for 2 - 4 minutes. Add jaggery with water, adjust salt, bring it to a boil, cover with a lid and cook on low heat for 4- 5 minutes. Serve with rice / luchi.
  • 5)Posto Charchari:
    Soak and grind the poppy seeds to a fine paste. Heat oil. Fry the potatoes slightly brown. Add red chillies and turmeric powder and fry for another 2 minutes. Now add poppy seed paste and fry for 2 - 3 minutes. Add water and salt. Cook on a low heat till potatoes are tender and gravy thickens. Add lemon juice. Serve with rice.
  • 6)Pantua:
    Make a syrup of 2 string consistency of sugar and 2 cups of water. Add 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder into it. Make a smooth dough of of khoya and paneer. Add maida , milk powder and remaining cardamom powder and make a soft dough. Add some milk if required. Divide the dough into 12 - 14 oblong portions. Heat ghee and fry these oblong portions on a low heat till golden brown. Soak into sugar syrup. Serve hot or cold.

Photos

Fried Cholar Dal, Luchi, Baingan, Tomato Oambal, Posto Charchari & Pantua -, photo 1Fried Cholar Dal, Luchi, Baingan, Tomato Oambal, Posto Charchari & Pantua -, photo 2Fried Cholar Dal, Luchi, Baingan, Tomato Oambal, Posto Charchari & Pantua -, photo 3Fried Cholar Dal, Luchi, Baingan, Tomato Oambal, Posto Charchari & Pantua -, photo 4Fried Cholar Dal, Luchi, Baingan, Tomato Oambal, Posto Charchari & Pantua -, photo 5Fried Cholar Dal, Luchi, Baingan, Tomato Oambal, Posto Charchari & Pantua -, photo 6





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