Monday, February 4, 2008

Green Garbanzo with Magda Squash


Magda Squash chole
Ingredients:
Green Garbanzo/Hare chole - 2 cups
Magda Squash - 1 no,chopped
Onion (big) - 1 no,chopped
Tomatoes - 1 no ,chopped
Tomato paste - 1 tspn
Green chillies - 2 no,
Garlic - 3 no,crushed
Ginger - 1" size,chopped
Bay leaves - 2
Cloves - 4 no,crushed
Red chilli pwd - 1 tspn
Dhaniya pwd - 1 tspn
Turmeric - a pinch
Salt to taste
Milk - ½ cup
lemon juice - 2 tspn
Mint for garnishing
Oil for cooking
Water for cooking.
magda squash green chickpeas

green chole
How I Made:
Heat Oil in a big sauce pan fry chopped garlic and crushed ginger in low flame
until raw smell leaves.Add bay leaves stir for a while and chopped onions,slitted green chillies and saute well.Add diced tomatoe ,salt,turmeric and cook in medium flame.Add chopped squash ,tomato paste,dhaniya pwd,red chilli pwd,crushed cloves and stir evenly.Sprinkle ½ cup of water and cook by covering with lid for 5 or 8 minutes.Add hare chole and stir to coat the spice mixture evenly.Sprinkle 4 tspn of water and cook in medium flame.Add milk to the pan and stir well to mix in the gravy and cook for 3 minutes in low flame.Adding milk gives the creamy texture to the gravy.Garnish with mint leaves and serve hot with chapathis.
Squeeze lemon juice according to taste at the time of serving.

7 comments:

Shankari said...

looks so delicious vineela! The colors r so vibrant

Mythreyee said...

Love the color, the photography and the wonderful recipe.

Asha said...

Oh, fresh green chole looks delcious, I don't think I get it here but dried ones are available. Great recipe, thanks Vinnela!:)

Richa said...

looks so delicious :)

KayKat said...

Wow! It has been forever since i ate green chole - that looks awesome.

Lakshmi said...

Hi Vineela,
happy to see you back friend

Vineela said...

thank you shankari.nice to hear that bay area bloggers are going to meet.
thank you mythreyee.
thank you asha.happy to know that you opened comment box
richa thank you
kaykat thanks for visiting,
lakshmi how are you
oh girl keep bloging,