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* 1 tablespoon. tamarind paste concentrate* 3½ cups water* 2 tablespoon. canola oil* 1 teaspoon. jeera powder* 1 teaspoon. coriander powder* 1 teaspoon. whole cumin/jeera seeds* 1 teaspoon. whole mustard seeds* 2 teaspoons combined, roughly crushed peppercorns, mustard and cumin seeds* ½ teaspoon. turmeric powder* ½ medium size tomato* ½ teaspoon. crushed ginger* 2 ½ teaspoon. crushed garlic* ¼ cup diced onion* ¼ cup dhania (coriander) leaves, including stems of dhania (coriander)* 3-4 dried red chilies* salt to taste-about 2 teaspoon* A few peppercorns* A few sprigs of curry leaves, (optional)* A few peppercorns
* As there are so many ingredients, it is a good idea to have them all ready and not be scrambling to find them as this dish cooks very quickly* Retain some of the garlic peel, as this adds to the flavor* The seeds have to be rinsed and then roasted. This can be done in advance. Crush a portion of the seeds* Wash all vegetables and cut and dice* If you prefer to use fresh tamarind, take about half a golf ball size of tamarind and soak it in water to soften. Then extract pulp* Heat oil on medium-high temperature. Add the whole seeds and when it begins to splutter, add the crushed garlic with peel, ginger, curry leaves, chilies, and coriander stems* Stir fry a few seconds, the add tomato, turmeric and tamarind pulp/paste. Add water and allow it to cook* Add the powdered spices, salt and roughly crushed seeds. When it comes to the boil, it is done* Remove from stove and add freshly chopped dhania (coriander). Mix well. Taste and adjust for salt* Serve with in individual bowls or in a large bowl for people to help themselves
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