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Bandhakopir Ghanto

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Vegetables
Courses: Vegetarian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 1/2 tablespoons 37mlMustard oil
3/4 lb 340g / 11ozPotatoes - cubed
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin seeds
6 cups 1422mlCabbage - finely shredded
1 teaspoon 5mlGreen chile - chopped
1/4 cup 59mlWater
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric
1 1/4 teaspoons 6.3mlSugar
1   Cayenne
1/2 cup 118mlGreen peas - cooked
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGaram masala
  Ghee - optional

Recipe Instructions

Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a Dutch oven. Add potatoes and saute until they are medium brown, 10 minutes or so. Stir often. Using a slotted spoon, remove from the oil and set aside.

Add the remaining oil. Add cumin seeds and fry for a few seconds. Add cabbage, chile and water. Lower heat and cook, uncovered, until the cabbage is limp, 8 minutes, stirring often. Stir in the salt, turmeric, sugar, cayenne, another 2 tbsp. water and the potatoes.

Cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender. Then, add the peas and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in the garam masala and let it stand, covered, for a few minutes.

Sprinkle with ghee if desired and serve.

Bharti Kirchner, "The Healthy Cuisine of India: Recipes from the Bengal Region"


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