Undhyu- Uttarayan Special Recipe


Things you need to make Undhiyu-

  1. ½ kg Potatoes
  2. ½ Kg Beans (sem ki phalli)
  3. 2 Raw Bananas
  4. 100 gms Yam
  5. 3 Baby brinjals
  6. 2small piece of Ginger
  7. 4 cloves garlic
  8. 3 green chilies
  9. 1 tsp Haldi
  10. ¼ cup oil
  11. 2 Tbsp scraped coconut
  12. 1 pinch Asafoetida
  13. 1 tsp mustard seeds

Things you need to make Muthiya

¼ cups Besan (Bengal Gram Flour)
Methi leaves (Fenugreek leaves)
Small piece of ginger
2 green chilly
Oil to fry
Salt according to taste

How to make Undhiyu

  1. To make the muthiyas, make a paste using the ginger, garlic and chilies. Take the flour and make firm dough using this paste and chopped coriander.
  2. Divide the dough in small portions and make a shape of small rolls. Deep fry the rolls and keep them aside.
  3. To make the undhiyu, dice the vegetables, Brinjals, yam, raw bananas, and potatoes into four pieces. Don’t cut the stem.
  4. Cut and string the beans. Make sure that the pieces are not longer than one inch. Take a pan and add the oil, when it is heated add asafoetida and mustard seeds. When it crackles add the beans and the ground masala.
  5. Now add the other vegetables and make the layers topping one another. Sprinkle the turmeric powder and salt on the vegetables.
  6. Stir the vegetables and fry them for five minutes.
  7. Add 1 cup of water and simmer the flame. Cover the pan and allow it to cook for 15 minutes.
  8. Add the fried muthiyas and let it cook for 15 minutes more.
  9. Stir the vegetables occasionally after that.
  10. Undhiyu is ready to eat. Sprinkle the scraped coconut to garnish.
  11. Serve hot with Parantha.


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