Vegetarian Food – Mustard Greens Bhutuwa (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Mustard Greens in Nepali Spices and Herbs)

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. mustard greens, washed, peeled, cut into small pieces (spinach also can be added)
  • 3 dried red chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon jwanu seeds (lovage seeds, optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon whole timur (Szechwan pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt to taste

DIRECTIONS

  • In a non-stick pan heat three tablespoons of cooking oil.
  • Splitter jwanu seeds, whole timur mustard seeds, and cumin seeds until they turn dark.
  • Fry dried red chilies for 15 sec. till it turns dark.
  • Add garlic, ginger, ground pepper, and turmeric; fry for a minute or so on low heat.
  • Add mustard greens to the spice-mixture, and stir-fry for about two minutes.
  • Salt it.
  • Increase the heat to high; cook the mustard greens until wilted and the excess liquid has evaporated off. Do not overcook the greens.
  • Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with chopped dill weed.
  • Serve with rice.

Source: http://nepalicooking.tripod.com
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Originally posted 2010-07-13 16:15:00.

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