Thursday, April 25, 2013

Food Thali

Ganpati festival thali  made in marathi community. My aunty Madhuri thought me to prepare this thali. Thali always will have batatachi  sabji (Patato sabji), Vatanchi  usaal ( Pea sabji), Kaat, Gulani,Puran pooli, Khoshombar, Pulav, Chaas (taak).
Lets start with doing each of them :

  • Batatachi  bhaji :

My Ingredients :

Patatoes :  3 medium size patatoes boiled and skin peeled, cut into cubes.
Onions   :  2 big finely elongated chopped.
Green chillies : 7-8
Curry leaves  : 8-10 leaves
Urid dal        : 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1tsp
Oil                   : 2tbsp.

In a wok or kadai , add 2tbsp of oil. Once the oil becomes hot add mustard seeds. Let it crackle, now add curry leaves, urid dal, green chillies and onion with a tsp of salt. Fry till onions turn there color to light brown. Now add potatoes. Give a stir.

  • Vatanachi Usal :

My Ingredients:

Small Peas  2 cups soaked overnight.
Onion          2 Medium sized finely chopped
Tamatoes     1 big  finely chopped
Kanda Lasun masala.  11/2 tsp ""
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Salt                      1 1/2 tsp.

Pressure cook  soaked peas in 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 tsp salt taking one whistle.
Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan, add mustard seeds let it crackle .Than goes in chopped onion saute it till golden brown, add tamatoes saute it for a min  or two.

Now add turmeric powder, Lasun kanda masala. Put cooked peas. Adjust for salt.Cook till all water evaporates.
Granish with grated coconut and chopped corriander.