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South Indian Vaghar

This south Indian version of a vaghar add dal for crunch and nutiness
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: potatoes, techniques, vaghar
Servings: 4
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Puja Thomas-Patel

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • tsp hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 red chili
  • 8 curry leaves
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • ½ tsp chana dal
  • 1 shallot
  • cup water
  • 2 cups cooked potatoes or other vegetable, chopped

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat
  • Add mustard seeds
  • Allow to fry until they begin to brown and aroma becomes strong
  • Add remaining ingredients, in order, 1 by 1 allowing each to cook at little in between.
  • Mix in cooked potatoes or other vegetables, allowing them to cook a little bit so the flavors get integrated.
  • Add water, stir and allow it to boil away.

Nutrition

Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 77mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg