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Feb 1, 2012

Amti / Amati

Presenting another Maharashtrian Recipe. This one I tasted during our trip to Goa. Then during a chat with one of my friend got the basic recipe from her. Tried it out and wow! it came out nicely.




Vegetables for this recipe :- Potato / Elephant Yam / Drumstick / Sprouted beans / green peas or mixed

I used potato, greenpeas and sprouted beans in this recipe

Ingridients :-
  1. Tamarind water - 1 & 1/2 cup
  2. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  3. Jaggery - 1 tbsp
  4. Vegetable of your choice - 1/4 cup
  5. Boiled toor dal - 1/4 cup
  6. Salt to taste
 for tempering :-
  1. Ghee - 1 tbsp
  2. Jeera - 1/4 tsp
  3. Asafoetida powder - 2 pinch
  4. Curry leaves - 1 sprig
to grind :-
  1. Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  2. Green Chilli      - 2 Nos
  3. Jeera to grind   - 1/4 tsp 
  4. Peppercorn       - 2 tsp
  5. Coriander seeds - 1/4 tsp

Procedure :-

  • Heat oil in a kadai, pour ghee. Add hing powder and jeera. When jeera splutter, Add the curry leaves folllowed by tamarind water.
  • Add vegetables, turmeric powder, Salt, Jaggery. Boil till vegetables are cooked.
  • Mash the cooked dal and add to it
  • Grind the ingridients given above adding water to a nice paste & add to it.
  • Bring to boil when the foam forms on top remove from flame.
  • Yummy amti is ready to be served with chapathi or plain rice

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