Today we are going to make a delicious dish made with Note Shak. It is a nutritious dish and very simple to prepare and requires a few ingredients. It is very popular all over Bengal and it goes well with steamed rice.The dish is perfect for summer.
Cooking time – 30 minutes. Serve – 4
1.Note Shak – 1 bunch (400 grams.)
2.Garlic flakes – 4 (finely chopped)
3.Dry red chilly – 2
4.Nigella seeds (kalonji) – 1/4 tsp.
5.Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp.
6.Salt to taste.
7.Sugar – 1/4 tsp.
8.Green chilly – 2 (chopped)
9.Oil – 2 tbsp.
1.Take soft stems and good leaves, wash in enough water and keep in a colander. Chop the shak finely.
2.Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the dry red chilly until brown, remove from heat and reserve it for decoration. Reduce the heat, add kalonji in the remaining oil and fry for 30 seconds. Add chopped garlic.When the garlic starts brown, add the chopped shak, salt and turmeric powder. Saute for 5 to 6 minutes. Add 1/2 to 1 cup of water, sugar and green chilly and mix well. Keep cooking till all the water evaporates (stir continuously). Remove pan from heat, cover and give 5 minutes standing time.
Note Shak Fry is ready to serve. Garnish with dry red chilly and serve with Kashundi (mustard sauce) as a first item for lunch.