Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 md Tomatoes, chopped

  2. 5 md Potatoes, cubed

  3. 2 1/2 c Green beans, cut into - inch pieces 1 tb Basil

  4. 2 ea Whole dried red chilies

  5. 4 ea Sprigs fresh coriander

  6. 1/2 ts Turmeric

  7. 1/8 ts Asafetida

  8. 1 ts Salt

  9. 1 ds Black pepper

  10. 6 tb Ghee

  11. 2 2/3 c Water

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Place all the ingredients into a large heavy bottomed pot in the order in which they are listed. Bring to a boil over a moderate heat, reduce heat & boil for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat further & gently boil, partially covered, for 20 to 25 minutes. Check that the water is not evaporating too quickly. You may have to add more water. To finish cooking, raise the heat to fairly high & fry quickly, without stirring, to allow the crust to form & just begin to char. Remove from the heat & let stand, covered for 5 minutes. Stir in the crust & serve, remembering to remove the red chilies, you may not want to bite into them. :) Yamuna Devi, "The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking"


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