Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Simple Gravy ~ A Top notch Accompaniment!!!

Serves as a best accompaniment for all types of briyani's, pulaos, rotis, steamed rice, dosas and idlies.

Prep Time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 30 min

Serves: 4


Ingredients
  1. Onions (finely chopped) - 2 medium sized
  2. Ginger (crushed) - 1/2 inch piece
  3. Garlic pods (crushed) - 6 to 8
  4. Tomatoes (quartered) - 4 small sized
  5. Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  6. Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  7. Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  8. Garam masala powder - 2 tsp
  9. Curry leaves - 8 to 10
  10. Thick coconut milk - 1/2 cup
  11. Cilantro (finely chopped) - 2 tbsp
  12. Water - 2 cups
  13. Oil - 2 tbsp
  14. Salt - to taste
  15. Sugar - 1 tsp
Make a paste of the following
  1. Poppy seeds (or) Khus khus (dry roasted for a min) - 1 tsp
  2. Fresh grated coconut (dry roasted until golden brown) - 3 tbsp
  3. Cashew nuts - 10
Method
  1. Heat oil in a wok, add onions and saute until transparent.
  2. Add crushed ginger & garlic; saute for 2 min.
  3. Add curry leaves, red chilly powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and saute for few sec.
  4. Add the quartered tomatoes and saute for 3 min.
  5. Add the ground paste, water, salt, sugar and cook for 5 to 7 min until the gravy thickens.
  6. Switch off gas & add finely chopped cilantro.
  7. Stir in the thick coconut milk & serve hot.

2 comments:

  1. wow! i like this. it's king gravy not simple...thank you for sharing...

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