Bharda Palya(Dry curry)
Most common dish in north karnataka.
- Soaked Chana Dal - 1/2 cup
- Red Chillies - 2 to 3
- Coriander powder - 1 tsp
- jeera powder - 1 tsp
- salt ot taste
- Sauteed vegetables(like, okra, bell pepper, methi, gawar(chaulikai))
Grind the soaked chana dal and red chillies with salt, dhania powder, jeera powder, and a pinch of hing.
Add very little water if necessary. Grind it coarse.
Heat the oil an a curry pan. Add mustards, turmeric and hing. After mustards stop popping add any of the above mentioned vegetable and saute them. Do not add water. Allow it to get tender and well cooked. To this add ground chana dal paste. Mix it well and allow it to sit on the stove for 5 to 7 minutes. Serve hot with Chapatis.