Aloo Barbati

Ingredients

250 gm barbati
2 aloo
2 urad ki bari
2 table spoons ghee/oil
1 tea spoon jeera
1\2 innch piece of tej patta
1 onion
1\2 inch piece of adrak
2 cloves of lahsun
2-3 tomatoes
1 tea spoon haldi
1 tea spoon lal mirch
1 tea spoon dhania – jeera powder
1\2 tea spoon garam masala
Salt to taste

Process

Cut the barbati into 1 inch pieces and potatoes into longitudnaly big pieces.
Grind adrak, lahsun, onion, tamatar, haldi, mirch and dhania-jeera powder in a mixer jar.
Heat ghee/oil in a pan.
Add jeera and tej patta.
Add the ground masala and fry till it leaves the oil.
Lightly crush the bari and add it to the masala.
Add barbati, aloo,salt and a little water for gravy.
Mix well, cover and keep on low flame till the veg is cooked.

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Barbati ki Sabji

Ingredients

1/2 kg barbati (boda, chauli ki sem, lobia, yard long beans) chopped
2 table spoons oil
1/2 tea spoon rai (mustard seeds)
Pinch of hing (asafoetida)
Salt to taste
1/2 tea spoon haldi
1/2 tea spoon mirch
1/2 tea spoon garam masala (maharashtrian style) Optional
1/2 tea spoon dhania powder
1/2 table spoon gud (jaggery) Optional
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Process

Heat oil in a pan.
Add rai and hing.
Add chopped beans.
Sprinkle haldi, mirch, salt, masala and dhania powder.
Cover and keep on low flame till cooked.
Add jaggery and fry for a minute.
Sprinkle lemon juice.
Serve hot with phulkas.