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Vegetable Dhansak
from: From: amanda

Indian Vegetarian Cooking
by Michael Pandya

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Michael Pandya, "Indian Vegetarian Cooking"

Serving Size : 4

  • 1 c Mixed legumes
  • 3 c Water
  • 1 lb Mixed vegetables
  • 4 tb oil/margarine
  • 1 sm Onion, diced.
  • 2 ea Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 ea Green chili, chopped
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 2 ts Garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 3 tb Chopped cilantro
Wash legumes & soak for an hour.
Place water & legumes in a large pot & bring to a boil.

Cut vegetables into bite sized pieces & add to the legumes
. Cook for 10 minutes.
Heat oil/margarine in a separate pot & saute onion & garlic till golden.
Stir in chili, turmeric & garam masala.

Mix thouroughly.
Transfer legumes & vegetables into pot with oil/margarine mixture & stir well.
Add salt & cook for another 20 minutes until everything is tender.
Add lemon juice & cilantro & serve hot.