Katachi Aamti

March 9th, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi


Chana dal 1 cup
Onions 2
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
Kadipatta leaves 4-6
Garlic cloves 4
Malvani masala 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Fresh coconut 1 cup
Coriander leaves 1/2 cup
Tamarind pulp 2 tsp
Jaggery lemon size
Oil 2 tbsp


How to make Katachi Aamti:

Soak chana dal for 30 min.

Cook in a pressure cooker with 2 cups of water.

In a kadai heat 1 tbsp oil and fry one onion slices till golden.

Add fresh coconut and fry again till coconut becomes golden.

Remove from kadai and allow to cool.

Grind in a mixer and make fine paste.

In a pan heat 1 tbsp oil and fry crushed garlic cloves till red.

Now add kadipatta and finely chopped onion.

Fry onion for 2-3 min.

Now add asafoetida, malvani masala and turmeric powder on low flame.

mix finely and add cooked chana dal with water.

Allow to boil and add salt,tamarind pulp, jaggery and coconut paste.

Mix finely and allow to cook on low flame for 10 min.

Lastly add finely chopped coriander leaves.

Katachi aamti is ready to serve.



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