Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Palak Besan ki subzi
2 cups freshly chopped palak (spinach leaves)
3-4 tbsp Gram flour (Besan)
1 onion finely chopped
1/2 tsp garlic paste or 1 clove of garlic
2-4 dry red chillies
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
a dash of asafoetida
salt to taste
2-3 tbsp oil
In a pan, dry roast the gram flour for few minutes till aroma raises and set aside.
In another pan, add oil, mustard seeds, cumin, asafoetida, dry chillies, garlic paste and onions to fry well till it cooks. To this add spinach leaves, turmeric and salt and cook for 3-5 minutes till spinach gets soft. To this add the gram flour and mix well. Let it cook for another 3-6 minutes till the flavors blend together. Serve hot with rotis.
A beautiful temple in the outskirts of Hyderabad
While performing a pooja at our home, almost all the coconuts were like this.
One beautiful morning outside my house in Ooty..