Sunday, 27 September 2015

Kadhi Gole

Pulses and daals are one of the main sources of proteins for vegetarians . Today's dish Kadhi Gole which is an authentic maharashtrian dish is made with raw chana daal and very few basic ingredients.
It tastes yummy with rotis . If you want to serve it with rice keep the gravy thin.







Ingredients : 

For gole ( balls )

1/2 bowl ....................raw chana daal
2 tsp ......................... ginger garlic chilly paste
1 tsp .........................dhana jeera powder
1/2 tsp ......................turmeric powder
salt to taste

For Kadhi ( curry ) : 

2 large cups ....................very diluted butter milk (sour )
or 1 cup ...........................thick sour curd ( dilute with water and make thin )
1 tsbp ..............................besan  ( channa daal flour )
2 / 3 tbsp ...........................oil
1 tsp ...............................mustard seeds
8/10 ..............................curry leaves
1/4 tsp ...........................hing ( asefoetida )
1/2 tsp ............................turmeric powder
1 tsp ............................ginger garlic chilly paste ( optional )
2 tsp ..........................sugar
salt to taste


Method :


Soak the channa daal overnight and grind it to coarse paste without water.

Add all other ingredients meant for making balls .

Keep this mixture aside.

Now heat oil in kadhai and add mustard seeds, hing, curry leaves .

Mix besan , sugar , salt , ginger garlic paste and turmeric powder in buttermilk.

Pour this diluted mixture in the kadhai .

Stir constantly at low flame.

When the curry starts boiling carefully add small balls of the above mixture.

Do not stir once you add the balls as they may break.

Cook for 5  to 10 more minutes .

Serve with hot rice and pickle.