It is one of popular South Indian side dish prepared with Yogurt as main ingredient.My mom prepares it in different ways but the recipe i am sharing today is one of the basic recipe.It can be served with steamed rice along with some plain dal.
Prep time:5 mins
Cook time:20 mins
Makes 3-4 servings
2 cups plain yogurt(whisk it and set aside)
2 tbsp green chili ,cilantro &ginger paste
pinch of turmeric
salt to taste
2 tsp chickpea flour
1 tomato finely chopped or 1/2 cup steamed bottle gourd roughly chopped
1/2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 dry red chili
pinch of hing
-In a sauce pan add all the ingredients ,whisk everything together and place it on the stove on medium heat and bring it to a boil.
-Simmer to low and allow to boil for few minutes.
-On the other side heat a small pan on medium to low heat add all the seasoning ingredients.Allow them to splutter and fry until slightly golden brown.
-Add the seasoning to the yogurt stew.Switch off the flame and serve hot with steamed rice and curry of your choice.
-Adding chickpea flour at the beginning of the stew helps the yogurt from not curdling due to heat.