Ingredients :
  • 2 medium Potatoes
  • 2 medium Brinjals
  • 100 gm each of peas and red Pumpkin
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tbsp. panch phoron (A blend of seeds like fennel, mustard, nigella, Fenugreek and cumin seeds)
  • A few sprigs Coriander leaves
  • 3 green chillies, slit
  • 2 red chillies, broken
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Panch Phooraner Charchari :
  1. Roast and powder panch phoron. Peel and cut pumpkin and potatoes into small pieces. Shell peas and brinjal into pieces.
  2. Heat 3 tbsps. oil and add red chillies and bay leaves and fry till brown. Put all the vegetables and fry for 5 minutes.
  3. Put in salt, sugar, chilli powder and green chillies. Mix well and cover with water.
  4. Cook till the vegetables are tender and dry. Mix in panch phoron and remove from fire. Garnish with coriander leaves before serving.