Batani Surnu Piyav Phanna Ambat

                                               Dried peas or batani is one of our favourite pulses.We love any curries using them and this one combined with surnu (elephant yam )  I feel this Batani surnu piyav phanna ambat (dried peas ambat ) is the tastiest one.
   Ingredients ;-                                        
  1. Dried peas     – 1 cup
  2. Elephant yam (surnu ) – 1 cup (cut in small squares )
  3.  Coconut   – 1 cup
  4.  Roasted dried red chillies  – 10 to 12
  5. Tamarind   – a small piece
  6. Onion    – 1 medium

Procedure :-

  • Soak the dried peas overnight .
  • Pressure cook them together with the yam pieces till soft.
  • Meanwhile grind coconut , chillies and tamarind to a smooth paste.
  • Add this to the peas mix and let it boil well.
  • Switch off flame .
  • Now keep a small pan and saute the finely chopped onions in oil  till it turns golden..
  • Pour the tadka over the curry and the ambat is ready .
  • Relish as a main course curry with rice. 

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