Thursday, 7 March 2013

SUKTO





What you Need

·         1 Uchche or Bitter Gourd – 1 (cut into medium sized pieces)
·         Jhinge or Ridge Gourd –– 1 (cut into medium sized pieces)
Begun or Brinjal – 1 (cut into medium sized pieces)
KanchaKola or Raw Cooking Banana –– 1 (cut into medium sized pieces)
·         String Benas – 10 chopped
Potato – 1 (cut into medium sized pieces)
·         Sweet potato  - 1 medium sized (cut into medium sized pieces)
·         Drumstick- 3 Nos. (Cut into medium sized pieces)
·         Parwal (Pointed gourd) - 3 Nos. (Cut into medium sized pieces)
·         Green papaya- 150 grams (cut into medium sized pieces)
·         Radish- 1 (cut into medium sized pieces)
·         2 Carrot
  Vadi (nuggets made of ground lentil and later dried )~ 10/15 small ones (Optional)
  
For Phoron or Tempering
 Tejpata or Bay Leaves – 4
Radhuni or Ajmund(Wild Celery)-1 small spoon

For Paste
Mustard seeds ~ 2tbsp soaked in water.
Poppy Seeds ~ 1 tbsp soaked in water
Ginger Paste ~ fresh grated ginger about 1 tbsp
Milk – 1/3 cup
Oil
Salt
Ghee

The procedure:

Cut all the vegetables in 1 ½ inches long to make ideal SUKTO.
Make a paste of mustard and poppy seeds
Make a paste of Ginger.
Heat oil in kadai and fry the bari and keepa aside.Heat mustard oil in a pan. Fry all the vegetables till half done. Keep them aside.Put Bay leaf and wild celery  to crackle in oil.
Add ginger paste,mustard and poppy paste .Stir fry for 3 minutes,then add all vegetables and fry.
Add the badi(bori),salt,water,mix them well.Add water as required, cover the pan with a lid and cook for 10 minutes in low heat.
Add Milk and Ghee and again cook for 5 minutes in low heat
Serve hot with steamed rice.

4 comments:

  1. like i said interesting recipe but it requires serious cooking skills. I maybe good at cooking when it comes to papas cooking and restaurant games but the real cooking is a nightmare lol im going to try your recipe. thank you very much

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