Burmese Vegetable Stew (Bah-hah-li)

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceAh Chan
Prep time1 hour
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour, 30 minutes

Description

A Burmese stew eaten for special gatherings with family and friends. This recipe was taught in one of City Markets Mosaic of Flavors classes.

Ingredients

1 pound
red lentils
3  
carrot
3  
Asian eggplant (medium)
4  
tomato (small)
3  
potato
1  
winter squash
1  
plantain (firm)
1  
onion
2 cloves
garlic
1 slice
ginger, fresh
1/2 cup
soy sauce
   
salt
   
garam masala
   
turmeric
   
paprika

Instructions

Cover lentils with water in a large pot and boil for about 15 minutes. As lentils cook, coarsely chop remaining ingredients ingredients. Add everything to the pot of lentils (adding water as necessary) and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for about thirty minutes until everything is tender. The meal can be enjoyed on its own or eaten with rice.