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Monday, December 1, 2008

Mixed Vegetable Khara Bendi

Ingredients:
4-5 Alasande/ Long beans/Lentils
Small piece of Elephant Yam / Suvarnagadde
1 medium sized Colocasia Root / Kesavina Gadde
8-10 Beans
1/2 Carrot
1 Small Raw Banana/Baalekai
1/2 Brinjal/Eggplant/Badanekai
1/2 Cucumber/Southekai
15-20 Tindora/Thondekai
Salt to taste
Pinch of Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp Chilly powder
Small grape sized Jaggary
3/4 Cup Grated Coconut
Small grape sized Tamarind
5-6 Red Chillies
4-5 Curry leaves
1 tsp Oil

Recipe:
Chop all vegetables into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Add all chopped vegetables except brinjal and colocasia roots in a vessel. Add salt, turmeric powder, jaggary, chilly powder, water and bring it to boil. After 5 mins add brinjal, colocasia roots and cook. Add grated coconut, tamarind, red chillies, water in a mixer and grind it to smooth paste. (If it is frozen coconut add hot water while grinding.) Once all the vegitables are cooked, add ground coconut masala and bring it to boil. Add salt and water if required. Put curry leaves on top of the curry and add 1 tsp oil. Mix well before serving. It goes well with Rice/ Rotti / Chapathi.

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