Saturday, 5 December 2009

Banana Pepper Sesame Gravy

 This is a spicy gravy. Learnt from my friend.

Banana Pepper Sesame Gravy

Banana pepper: 5
Sesame seeds (White til): 2tbsp
Grated coconut or desiccated coconut : 2tbsp
Peanuts: 2tbsp
Mustard seeds: 1/4tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds: 1/4tsp
Curry leaves: 5-8 (I had run out of curry leaves, did not use them)
Oil: 2tsp

Dry roast the sesame seeds, grated coconut & peanuts.
Grind to a smooth powder.
Wash the banana pepper, make a nick in the centre & remove the seeds.
Heat oil in a pan add the banana pepper & fry for sometime. Remove & keep aside.
In the same pan add mustard seeds, jeera seeds & curry leaves.
Add the fried banana pepper, the ground powder & salt.
Add water & cook for sometime.
Serve hot with chapathis.

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