Maharashtrian Dodkyachi Bhaji-2

This is another simple and easy to understand Recipe for preparing at home authentic Maharashtrian Style Dodkyachi Bhaji, a typical vegetable preparation from Maharashtra.

Maharashtrian Dodkyachi Bhaji-2 Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Serves: 4 Persons

Ingredients
250 Gram Dodka (Ridge Gourd)
1 Small size Onion (chopped)
2 Green Chilies (slit)
1 Table spoon Gram Dal (Channa Dal soak in water for 2-3 hrs)
1 Table spoon Coconut (grated)
Salt as per taste

For the Tadka
1 Tea spoon Oil
1 Tea spoon Mustard Seeds
1 Tea spoon Cumin Seeds
¼ Tea spoon Asafoetida
¼ Tea spoon Turmeric Powder

A typical Maharashtrian Style Dodkyachi Bhaji vegetable dish

Maharashtrian Dodkyachi Bhaji

Preparation
Wash and remove the green skin of the Dodka and then cut in medium size pieces.

Heat the Oil in a Kadhai and then add the Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida, Onion, Green Chilies and fry for a minute. Add the Turmeric Powder, Gram Dal, pieces of Dodka, Salt and one table spoon Water. Then cover with a stainless steel plate and put some Water over the plate and then cook for ten-twelve minutes on a slow flame.

Remove the plate and add grated Coconut and mix it well.

Serve hot with a Chapatti.

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