Papad boondi ki sabzi- A quick, easy and delicious yogurt base curry made with Poppadom and boondi- a Rajasthani delicacy
Papad aur Boondi ki sabzi is a specialty from the state of Rajasthan. As Rajsthan is a dry state and fresh vegetable was not very easily available in summer so gram flour/ besan, lentils, sundried vegetables are used in their curries which can be made easily any time.
Besan ki pakodi and cheela, daal ke papad and mongodi are used extensively in Rajasthan to make curries and the base of the curries are mostly either yogurt or roasted or plain besan/gram flour ,tomatoes are not used much in Rajasthani cuisine. They used a lot of oil and spices in their curries which gives a nice colour and taste to the simple curries.
I love Rajasthani food and make regularly in my kitchen. The most favorite and often made Rajasthani dishes are – Gatte ki sabzi , Ker sangri ki sabzi which is made by sundried berries, Aloo Mangodi ki sabzi , Papad Methi dana ki sabzi , Kachchi haldi ki sabzi which is a winter speciality, Guvar phali ki sabzi is also a delicious and simple stir fry made with cluster beans and yougurt.
This papad boondi ki sabzi is a very quick and easy recipe .when ever I am in hurry and want to fix something quickly then I always make this sabziz.You can make this papad boondi ki sabzi with urad daal papad and moong daal papad both,but I prefer to use urad daal papad to make this curry as urad daal papad don’t become too soft after cooking.you can adjust the spice level according to your preference.
You can also make this without adding boondi but addition of boondi add the taste and gives thickness to the thin curry.Can use curd or ready made laban to make this . Slightly sour yogurt is preferred for this sabzi but lemon juice can also be added if using fresh yogurt.do try this easy ,delicious and jhatpat recipe.It taste great with poori,paratha or even with jeera rice.