3/12/09

LETTUCE CURRY

Lettuce is low in Sodium and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Iron and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate and Manganese.

Usually we use lettuce only in salads and burgers. I like the aroma and taste of lettuce so i wanted to try it out something different... something in an Indian way.Since it looked like cabbage . i tried it like cabbage curry.And we both liked it very much... so sharing with my friends who have never tried American vegetables and greens in Indian way and this is also for my other Friends to taste these vegges in different taste.
INGREDIENTS:
Lettuce- 1bunch
Mustard-1/2 tsp
Urad dhal-1/4 tsp
Channa dhal-1/4 tsp
Onion- 1/2 cup chopped
Green chilli -1 or 2 (according to taste)
Salt- to taste
Garlic- 1 finely chopped
Coconut-1 tbs(optional)
METHOD:
1)Wash and chop lettuce.
2)Heat oil in pan and season with mustard, urad and channa.
3)Add chopped onion, garlic, green chilli and salt and saute well.
4)Add chopped lettuce, coconut and saute just for a minute or two.(do not do more as it will get soggy and wont have crunchy taste.)
Can be served with rice item as side dish.

5 comments:

  1. Nice one.....perfect for light lunch or snack

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  2. good initiative and lovely creation; as you say, it looks like cabbage; nice idea!

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  3. nice one ra, very healthy infact. oi sweety, how to see ur latest post in this blog...is there a way?

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