Nadur Curry

• Nadur Curry •
(Serves 3)
Ingredients:

1 tablespoon mustard oil
4 cloves/lavang
1 inch cinnamon
pinch of asafoetida/hing
½ teaspoon cummin/jeera seeds
3 feet lotus stems, peeled and diagonally
cut into 1 inch pieces
1 teaspoon coriander/dhania powder
1 teaspoon aniseed/sauf powder
½ teaspoon cummin/jeera powder
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
¼ teaspoon dry ginger powder
1 teaspoon chilli powder
2 tablespoons tamarind water
1 ½ cups water
1 tablespoon coriander, finely chopped

Preparation:

Heat oil. Sauté cloves, cinnamon, asafoetida and cummin.

Add lotus stem pieces and fry till light brown.

Add all the powders.

Sprinkle some water and stir fry for a couple of minutes.

Add tamarind water as per taste.

Add 1½ cups water and pressure cook for 15 minutes on low flame.


Garnish with coriander.