Gujarati Uundhyu Recipe

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Gujarati Uundhyu
  • Chef: Jyoti Tralshawala
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Here's for you the traditional Gujarati recipe of Uundhyu. It is a type of vegetable curry made with winter veggies like brinjals, surti papdi, bananas, methi etc. A healthy and nutritious dish that goes best with rice.

Ingredients of Gujarati Uundhyu

  • 250 gm surti papdi
  • 3 surti baigan small size
  • 400 gm kanda (onions, purple from inside)
  • 2 potatoes,chopped
  • 2 bananas, yellow/green
  • 3 cups methi leaves
  • Make 10 pieces of muthia (gujarati term)
  • 200 gm semolina (rava)
  • 50 gm green chilli paste
  • 75 gm chives
  • 2 cups coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 1/2 tsp jeera powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp dhaniya powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cooking soda
  • 50 gm red chilli powder

How to Make Gujarati Uundhyu

  • Procedure for Muthia:
  • 1.In a bowl add semolina,salt, pinch of soda,oil, turmeric powder, dhaniya (3/4 tsp) and jeera powder (3/4 tsp), red chilli powder( 1 1/2 tsp), garlic (25 gm) and chopped methi.
  • 2.Mix them well and add water to this mixture and knead well. Shape this mixture in the form of kebabs and deep fry them.
  • Procedure for Masala:
  • 1.In a plate add chopped garlic, grated coconut, coriander, salt, sugar, green chilli paste, pinch of soda, oil, turmeric and the remaining dhaniya jeera powder and mix them well.
  • 2.Stuff this masala in the banana and baigan and keep the banana aside (since it cooks quickly).
  • 3.To this mixture of masala add the remaining vegetables along with the baigan.
  • Procedure for Cooking:
  • 1.In a vessel add oil and add all the vegetables except banana and muthia and keep stirring slowly. Cover it for 15-20 minutes.
  • 2.Then add the muthia. Stir well and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • 3.Now add the stuffed banana and cook for around 5 minutes.
  • 4.Serve hot!