Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Ambila (Orissa famous)

Ambila is a typical Oriya side dish. My mom used to make it when i was a child...yumm...It is enjoyed with Rice & Pollau. You can make ambila with mixed vegetables like brinjal, Carrots , brinjals, drumstick and Radish.


150 gm Pumpkin (cut in cubes)
1 Brinjal  (cut in cubes)
1 medium size Radish (cut in cubes)
Arum (SARU) (cut in cubes)
2 Drumsticks (cut in to 2” long pieces)
2 Ladies Fingers (cut in cubes)
1 medium size Carrots (cut in cubes)
1 Big Tomato(Chopped)
½  tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp PanchPhutan
2 Dry Red Chillis
A handful Curry Leaves
3 cloves of Garlic Chopped
1 tbsp Besan
2 tbsp Curd
1 tsp tamarind pulp
Salt as per taste
1tbslp Oil
Hing a pinch
½ tsp red chilly powder
1 tblsp Coriander Leaves(Chopped)
Take a bowl and mix curd  & besan, add water  & mix properly. Get sure there will no lumps in it.
Heat a pan. Add 1tsp oil. shallow Fry the tomatoes & keep aside. Then Shallow fry all the vegetable except drum stick.
In a vessel boil all the vegetables , drum stick & tomatoes with haldi and salt.  When vegetables are half cooked add the above prepared besan & crud mix. Mix properly. Then add the tarmarind pulp. Mix it.
Let the vegetable cook properly in a medium flame. When the vegetables are cooked  properly switch off the flame.
Heat oil in a tadka pan. Add Panch Phutan. When they  starts crackling, add hing, chopped garlic, whole  dry red chillis and curry leaves . sauté for 1 min till  garlic turns to golden brown colour . Add ½ tsp chilly powder & immediately  pour the tempering to the cooked vegetables. Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and serve with rice.

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revathi said...

yummy vegetable medley.. love the blend of flavours:)

Pranati Nath said...

Thanks dear your lovely comments at my space :-)

Unknown said...

really grt......
now i am going to try .....let's see...

abhinash pradhan said...

yummy.................. :)

sangram mishra said...

it a good source soupe so plz add in your diet specialy for kids .Who are not intrested to take such type of vegetable .

sangram mishra said...

It like a soupe and all vegetables are given in the dish so it is very good for specially for kid who are not intrested to take vegetable in their diet.

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