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Artichokes Aur May

If you are ever stuck and starving, this is an easy, quick and tasty dish to prepare.
Artichokes Aur May - translated means artichokes cooked with mustard seeds (aur in Sindhi).
I was inspired to dedicate this post for the Sindhi Facebook page which asked readers to come up with some different Sindhi recipes. 

Since I was experimenting, I started with half a bag of frozen artichokes.  Artichokes make a great vegan substitute for recipes requiring chicken and they are great for your heart and lowering cholesterol.

1/2 bag of frozen artichokes (Trader Joe's brand)
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (optional)
1/2 tsp turmeric
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp amchur (dried mango powder)
1-1/2 tbsp virgin coconut oil (Nutiva)
salt to taste
fresh coriander chopped (few sprigs)

Rinse frozen artichokes in warm water (or soak in warm water for a few minutes).  Pat dry.  In a skillet, heat up the coconut oil.  When the oil is hot, add the cumin and mustard seeds.  As soon…