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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe, which consists of farina (cream of wheat) with vegetables and spices, is one of India's hidden culinary treasures. It makes a perfect workday one-pot meal. The recipe is adapted from the "vegetarian epicure", book two, by anna thomas.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan and saute the onion until it is translucent.
  2. Add the mustard seeds and both chiles and stir over medium heat for a minute or two.
  3. Add the farina and stir for another few minutes.
  4. Still stirring, gradually add the hot water.
  5. Beat lightly with a wisk to get rid of any lumps.
  6. Add the green onions, diced carrots, tomato and salt.
  7. Simmer the mixture, stirring often, until it is quite thick, and the vegetables are tender.
  8. This may take as long as 45 minutes to one hour, over low heat.