Peanut Colacassia Green Curry

Ingredients: 
1 cup - boiled peanuts
2 - green chillies, slit vertically
¼ tsp - each mustard & cumin seeds
3 pinches - asafetida powder
2 pinches - garam masala powder
¼ tsp - turmeric powder
¼ tsp - coriander seed powder
½ cup - grated cheese or paneer
2 tbsp - oil
1 tbsp - ghee or butter
½ tsp - sugar

Grind Together to a Thick Smooth Puree:
¼ cup - bengal gram, boiled, with its water
10 to 12 - colocassia leaves, chopped roughly, boiled drained
10 to 12 - spinach leaves chopped roughly, boiled drained
½ cup - fresh cream

Grind to a Paste:
2 - green chillies
3 to 4 flakes - garlic
1 - onion

Preparation Method: 
  1. Heat oil in a deep sauce pan.
  2. Add seeds, asafetida, bay leaf allow to splutter.
  3. Add ground paste, saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add nuts, masala powders, salt, sugar, saute for 2 minutes more.
  5. Add puree, stirring continuously till it comes to a boil.
  6. Simmer for 10-12 minutes till gravy is thick and leaves side of vessel.
  7. Transfer to serving dish.
  8. Heat ghee in a small pan, add chillies.
  9. Pour while sizzling, on top of curry.
  10. Garnish with grated paneer or cheese.
  11. Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.
Chef's Name: 
Rehana Khambaty
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