Jhulelal.com - Virtual Bera Paar

Gram flour (Besan) 3 tbsps.
Oil 2 tbsps
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Water 4-5 glasses
Tamarid pulp 2 tsp
Arhar Dal (Red gram dal) 3/4 cup
Okra (Make a slit in okra lengthwise) 1/2 lb (250 gms)
Potatoes (Cut each potato in 4 pieces) 3 medium
Eggplant(Brinjal) (Make 2" pieces of eggplant) 1 small
Cauliflower (Keep the florets of cauliflower intact) 250 gms
Peas 1/2 cup
Lotus roots cut in small pieces
Salt to taste
For Tempering
Oil 2 tbsps
Mustard Seeds 1tsp
Cumin seeds 1tsp
Red chilli powder 1tsp
Methi Dana (optional) 1tsp
Kalunji 1tsp
Karhi patta 6-7 leaves
Green chillies slit lengthwise
Finely chopped cilantro leaves

Heat 2 tbsps oil. Add Gram flour (besan). Fry it for 10-15 mts (it should be few shades darker & smell fragrant). Add turmeric powder, 4 glasses of water and salt to taste. Keep stirring till it comes to boil. In the mean time boil arhar dal and whisk it properly. Add this to karhi. Fry okra, potatoes, cauliflower and eggplant. Add all fried and other vegetables in Karhi. Let it boil until all the vegetables are done. Add Tamarid Pulp.


Heat 2 tbsps oil in a pan. When hot add asafoetida powder (hing), Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, Methi dana, Onion seeds(kalaunji), red Chilli powder & Karhi patta. When the seeds start spluttering pour it in karhi.

Garnish it finely chopped cilantro leaves.

Serve it hot with steamed rice.