Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Bhein (Lotus Root) Masala.


2-3 Bhein
1 Boiled Potato (Diced)
1 tsp Jeera
1 tsp Ginger paste
1 tbsp Besan (chickpea flour)
1 tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp amchoor
2-3 green chillies
Salt to taste


1.Wash the lotus root. Remove all the mud. Cut into thin slices.
2.Pressure cook the thinly sliced Bhein with salt. 2-3 pressure cooker whistles should be sufficient.
3.Dice the boiled potato.
4.In a kadhai heat oil, add jeera. After jeera changes color add ginger paste, finely chopped green chillies and mix well.
5.Add besan and fry lightly.
6.Add the boiled lotus root and potato.
7.Add red chilly powder, turmeric, garam masala, amchoor and salt. Mix well.
8. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.
9. Garnish with coriander.

Serve hot with chapatis or rotis.