Friday, May 13, 2011

Masoorichi Kuchchi Amti

Mom once prepared this masoor amti on one busy night. We loved it so much that it became a weekly fare. Mom doesn't even add tempering but if you like, please go ahead and temper your curry.

Masoorichi Kuchchi amti
मसुरीची कच्ची आमटी
Masoor Curry
3 cups masoor sprouts
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1" ginger, peeled & smashed keeping one piece in tact
2 green chilies, slit
2 sprigs curry leaves
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tomato chopped
1 tbsp cilantro/coriander leaves, chopped
1 potato, peeled and diced

Add after pressure cooking
1 tbsp goda masala
3 kokums
1 tsp jaggery
salt to taste

1. Mix all the ingredients, add enough water and pressure cook till 2 whistles.
2. Take out of the pressure cooker container and pour in a saucepan.
3. Add salt, jaggery, goda masala, kokums.
4. Bring to boil.
5. Simmer for about 10-11 minutes
6. Serve with plain rice

Note -
1. This recipe doesn't require the usual foDNi/tempering. But if you prefer, you can always add tempered oil.
2. Use homemade or fresh goda masala for better flavor.
3. You can add chopped spinach if you like.
4. This recipe with a little variation also appeared here.


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