Thursday, March 12, 2009

Lasaniya Bataka Recipe

Ingredients :

1 cup bengal gram flour (besan).
1/4 tsp turmeric powder.
2 tblsp oil.
3/4 tsp red chilli powder.
1/2 cup yogurt.
10 cloves garlic chopped.
1 tsp cumin seeds.
2 tsp coriander powder.
300 gms, baby potatoes.
1 tblsp coriander leaves chopped.
oil to fry. 
1/2 tsp garam masala powder.

Method Of Preparation :
Take off the potatoes and slit from the centre, but do not split.
Heat up oil and fry till golden on medium heat.
Heat up 2 tblsp of oil in a kadhai, mix in cumin seeds and stir fry till they crackle.
Mix in cut garlic and stir fry for a while, but do not let it brown.
Then mix in gram flour and stir fry for another five minutes on a slow heat.
Mix in coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and stir fry for one minute.
Take off the kadhai from heat up and mix in yogurt, a little water.
Mix and stir fry again.
Mix in half the cut coriander and the fried potatoes.
Stir fry on a very slow heat up for 10-15 minutes.
Serve hot decorated with the remaining cut coriander.

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