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Rich Black Gram

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Ingredients
  Black gram 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Picked Washed And Soaked Overnight)
  Chickpea 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Soaked Along With The Gram)
  Kidney beans 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Soaked Along With The Gram)
  Onions 2 , finely chopped
  Garlic 10 Clove (50 gm), finely chopped
  Ginger piece 1 Inch (Chopped Or Sliced)
  Green chilies 4 , chopped (Put Less, If You Prefer)
  Turmeric 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coriander 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Cream 3 Tablespoon
  Curds 4 Tablespoon
  Butter/Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2 Small, chopped
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1 Put the first 8 ingredients, i.e., from the gram to the turmeric, then salt into a pressure cooker. Add water enough to come about 1 1/2 inch above all the ingredients. Close the cooker and allow it to reach maximum pressure, then reduce heat and cook for 45 minutes.
2 Open the cooker, check that the gram is tender and well blended, then add the cream and curds along with the coriander. Cover and simmer for another 30 minutes.
3 In a small pan, heat the butter or ghee. Add the ginger and fry lightly.
4 Add the cumin and cinnamon and fry for a few seconds more.
5 Add the tomatoes and cook till the fat separates. Add to the gram.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Servings: 
8

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