Kachnar kali ki sabji

Kachnar kali ki sabji

Stir fried side dish made from Kanchnar / Karalen (Bauhinia variegate) buds

Ingredients

  • 250 grams Kachnar kali (buds)
  • Salt
  • 1 pinch Garam Masala
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Rice Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds powder / dhania powder
  • 1 Ginger, half inch
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 Onion, medium, chopped
  • Few methi (fenugreek) seeds

Instructions

  1. Boil buds for five minutes till tender.
  2. Grind onion, garlic and ginger to make a paste
  3. Put oil in pan, crack methi seeds and fry the paste till light brown.
  4. Add all the dry masala ( dhania, haldi, chilli and salt) till masala leaves oil.
  5. Add boiled buds , mix in masala and cover for 2 minutes on slow fire.
  6. Remove the lid and add rice powder and fry for another 5- 10 minutes. Sprinke Garam masala and Garnish with Green Corriander.
  7. Serve with roti/ paratha.

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