Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry

Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry is a traditonal Gujarati curry made using fresh pigeon peas, fresh eggplant and regular Indian spices. It is frequently made during winter when eggplant and pigeon pea are available. It is very quick and easy to make recipe . This vegan dish can be enjoyed with roti, thepla, rotla, bhakri or puri for lunch or dinner. Skip asafoetida to make it gluten free.

For a complete dinner , I had served the tuvar na dana ringan nu shaak with bajri rotla, dry garlic chutney, pickled chili, salad, date and dry fruit roll.

Friends do try this simple and traditional recipe from Gujarat and please do share your feed back with me.

Khao dilse, khilao dilse aur banao dilse….

Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
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Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry

Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry is a traditonal Gujarati curry made using fresh pigeon peas, fresh eggplant and regular Indian spices. It is frequently made during winter when eggplant and pigeon pea are available. It is very quick and easy to make recipe . This vegan dish can be enjoyed with roti, thepla, rotla, bhakri or puri for lunch or dinner. Skip asafoetida to make it gluten free.
Course dinner, lunch, Main Dish, vegan
Cuisine Gujarati, Indian
Keyword brinjal, eggplant, freshpigeonpoeas, gujaratifood, gujaratirecipe, pigeonpeas, rasawalashaak, traditionalrecipe, tuvar, tuvardana, vegan, winterfood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 108kcal

Equipment

  • pressure cooker
  • bowl
  • dish
  • spoon
  • knife

Ingredients

  • 1 big eggplant
  • 200 g pigeon pea tuvar dana / lilva / fresh pigeon peas
  • 1 tbsp oil Since I prefer using less oil in regular cooking I have added 1 tbsp oi. But add 2 tbsp for cooking.
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida hing (skip to make it gluten free)
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder haldi
  • 2 tsp red chili powder or as per spice level needed
  • 2 tsp coriander cumin powder
  • 1 tsp sugar optional
  • 1 cup water or as per the consistency needed
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp coriander washed and finely chopped

Instructions

  • Soak the frozen pigeon peas in water or 10 minutes. In the meanwhile wash and chop the eggplant into big chunks as shown. (Use fresh eggplant. It will be without seed).
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker pan. Add mustard seeds and let they crackle. Add asfoetida. (To make gluten free, skip asafoetida).
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for half minute on low heat.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Drain the pigeon peas and add.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Add spices – turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander cumin powder.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Mix well and saute for a minute till all the spices and nicely roasted on low heat.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Add chopped eggplant.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Toss well and add sugar and salt.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Mix well. Add water and mix well. Close the pressure cooker with lid with whistle on and cook for 4 whistles on high heat and 2 on low heat.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Let the pressure cooker cool by itself. Remove the whistle and open the lid. Add coriander and mix gently.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • If there is more water, then cook on heat for couple of minutes or adjust the consistency as needed by adding or boiling the water. The tuvar na dana ringan nu shaak is ready.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • Remove the tuvar na dana ringan nu shaak in a bowl. Garnish with coriander and serve.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry
  • I had served the tuvar na dana ringan nu shaak / fresh pigeon peas and eggplant curry with bajri rotla (pearl millet flat bread), dry garlic chutney, pickled chili, salad, date and dry fruit roll for a complete dinner.
    Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry

Nutrition

Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg

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