Tuesday, 26 November 2013


Varn is one more important item in Varshik function.


Green gram / Moogu - 1/4 cup, sprouted and cooked
Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
Green chilly - 3-4
Red chilly - 1, roasted in little oil
Cumin seeds / Jeera - 1/2 + 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind paste - 1 tsp
Lemon juice - 4 - tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste


Grind coconut, red chilly, turmeric powder and tamarind with little water.
When the consistency become smooth add 1/2 tsp jeera and grind it again.

Now add this ground masala, slit green chillies and salt to the cooked green gram/ moogu.
Add 3-4 cups water and cook or boil.

Heat a small pan with little oil.
Splutter mustard seeds, jeera then add curry leaves.
Pour it over the Varn.
Finally add lemon juice.

Serve Varn with hot steaming rice.

1 comment:

Chandrani Banerjee said...

Healthy and delicious dish.

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