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Ingredients :
  • 200 gms egg noodles or spaghetti
  • 1½ teacups mixed boiled vegetables (French beans, carrots, cauliflower, green peas)
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 tbsp powdered roasted gram dal
  • 2 large coconuts 
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
For the paste :
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 4 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 12 red Kashmiri chillies
  • 1" piece ginger
For garnishing :
  • 100 gms sev
  • 4 chopped spring onions with leaves
  • ½ teacup chopped coriander 
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 10 to 12 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 sliced onions 
  • juice of 3 to 4 lemons
  • salt and chilli powder to taste
Method :
  1. Boil the noodles and wash under running water. 
  2. Grate the coconuts, put 5 to 6 teacups of water and allow to stand for a little while.
  3. Blend in a liquidizer and strain. Heat the oil and sauté the onion for a little time. Put the paste and sauté again for a little time. 
  4. Put the tomatoes and sauté again for 2 minutes.
  5. Put the coconut milk, boiled vegetables, powder gram dal and salt.
  6. Boil the gravy for at least 20 minutes.
How to serve :
  1. Before serving, keep the noodles in hot water. 
  2. Drain and keep on a large serving dish. 
  3. Pour the gravy on top. Sprinkle all the garnishes. 
  4. Pour the lemon juice, sprinkle salt and chilli powder.

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