Tallele Phedi (Pieces ) Galnu Ghassi

                                              This is one of a series of rare dishes of Konkani food  that I will be posting – This simple but tasty dish is almost rarely ever made these days . Phedi or pieces of Veggies Like Surnu , Yam ( Kaachil ) , Chinese Potato ( kooka/Soppur kook ) are fried to a crisp golden brown and then added to dal – coconut gravy .This makes for an excellent accompaniment with rice ,,,So let’s check the recipe for this .

Ingredients :- 

  1. Tor dal – 3/4th cups
  2. Veggies ( root Vegetables – any ) – 1 cup
  3. Grated coconut – 1 cup
  4. Malabar Tamarind / Dharmbya sol – 1 small piece
  5. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  6. Red chillies – 3 to 4 as per spice level
  7. Mustard seeds – 1 tap
  8.  Udid dal – 1/2 tsp
  9.  Methi seeds – 1/4 tsp
  10. A sprig of curry leaves
  11.  Salt to taste
  12. Oil for seasoning – 1 tbsp ( preferably coconut oil )
  13. Oil for deep frying

Method :- 

  • Pressure cook the dal along with the sol .
  • Clean the veggie ,and chop to small pieces . Deep fry them in oil  to a crisp golden colour .
  • Grind  the grated coconut , chillies and turmeric powder to a fine paste .
  • Add this and salt to the cooked dal and bring it to a boil .. simmer for five more minutes and switch off .
  •  Heat oil in a kadai and splutter the mustard seeds .then add the Udid dal , methi & let it brown . switch off and add the Curry leaves .
  •  Pour this over the gravy and also add the fried pieces .
  •  Keep covered for about five minutes for the flavours to seep in .
  •  Serve with hot rice for an enjoyable meal

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