Thursday, 10 July 2008

Gujarati Series: Kathiawadi Thaali

Sev-Tameta Shaak, Sliced red onions, Vagharela Marcha, Ohloh and Parothas.....A Kathiawadi delight.

Vagharela Marcha - Stir fried Peppers:

5-8 - Jalapeno or Chili Peppers- chopped
1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
Salt, Lemon Juice, asafoetida - to taste
1 tsp- Olive Oil

In a pan, heat the Olive oil till it is quite hot, add the mustard seeds and wait till they crackle. Add a pinch of asafoetida and the peppers. Stir fry until the edges look soft. Add the salt and some lemon juice. Serve as a side.

Sev-Tameta Shaak:

5-6 large, ripe red tomatoes (fresh is best in this particular recipe)-chopped
1 medium jalapeno- chopped
1 tbsp- Olive or any other oil you use
1 tsp each- mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chili powder, cumin-coriander powder
1/2 tsp - turmeric and asafoetida
salt, sugar - to taste
a handful of curry leaves, a couple of dried chilies (yes, this is a spicy dish)
Ready made Sev- besan/chickpea thin or thick noodles

Heat oil, add the cumin and mustard seeds. When they crackle, add the dried chili, curry leaves and the chopped jalapeno. Let the Jalapeno brown for a couple of minutes.
Add the chopped tomatoes and stir. Add the rest of the seasonings, except the Sev. Let the natural juices come out, if you'd like a bit more sauce, add a little bit of water. Cover and cook for 15 minutes on medium low heat. Add sev just before serving. if you add it too soon, it will turn soggy. Enjoy with some hot parathas.


Sonu said...'s mouth watering. photo batadi ne lalachave che Trupti...? it's not fair;) jaldi recipe type kari ne moklav re...


musical said...

What a mouth-watering meal, Trupti! Love the ohloh and marcha combo! Totally yummy!

How have you been doing, girl? Hope that you are having a great time.


delhibelle said...

what a delectable thali!
eagerly awaiting the recipes:)

Cynthia said...

Ummmm, if only I can teletransport to your table :)

Sia said...

i demand u post the recipe soon ;)
hugs 2u darling:)

Pooja said...

why killing us hungey souls with this full fledge kathiawadi thali dear T ???

Alpa said...

That's a feast for sure! The tamata-sev shaak looks so goooood! Eagerly awaiting the recipes :)

Anonymous said...

Sounds delicious! Looking forward to the recipes... you've been missing for too long Trupti! Hope things are a lil less hectic now out there...

priar's, said...

Hi ,
hmmmm....thali is really mouth watering and new to the recipes soon..

Vani said...

Can't wait to see the recipes, T!

TheCooker said...

what a fantastic meal.
waiting for the recipes; especially for the tameta-sev

Soni T. said...

Hi Trupti,
I am new to this food blogging thing..but I loved your website and it has got me hooked. I am going to try the bharelu marcha nu shak today....please post the sev tamate nu shak recipe mom and dad are coming in 2 days and i want to make it for them.

take care,

Diksha said...

Hi Trupti, your blog is just wonderful and deserves the surprise at my blog..check it out!

Sameera said...

hello hello...please weekend no sahi istmaal karo ne jaldi jalde recipes post karo!!!

Richa said...

wow! such a tempting thali, Trupti! wonder why a few posts of urs did not get updated on the reader!!

Julia said...

Hi Trupti, there's a little something for you at my blog...

Suma Rajesh said...

wooo so nice ..mouthwatering thali..waiting to know the recipe soon

Foodie said...

I loved your thali, wow can I come over for dinner?

Indian Foodie said...

Great different from the Indian food that I know. Hey, does any of you ladies have a recipe for these amazing cookies that I had in India? Kind of shortbread with either Ajwain or Jeera seeds?

Urvish said...

Yummm...not fair though..u can't give us popcorn and not give us butter! lol :) eagerly waiting for the recipe.

Manasi said...

Loved the sev bhaaji and vagharela marcha!!!!
Pl do post the recipe for the bhaaji, a must try for me!

Mandira said...

trupti, this is absolutely delicious! love the picture of the thali :)

Jaya said...

this looks so mouth-watering , I simply loved this traditional thali ..
hugs and smiles

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