Friday, August 13, 2010


It is a semi dry stew made of lots of vegetables. It is very tasty dish and can be served with plane rice and rice puttu.

For serving : 6-8 People

Yam (chena) – 1/2cup
Raw banana – 1/2cup
Carrot – 1no
Drumstick (muringakaya) – 1cup
Ash gourd (kumblanga) -1/2cup
Long string beans (achinga payar) -1/2cup
Bitter gourd (kaipakka) – 1/4cup
Green chilies – 6nos
Curd -1 1/2cup
Turmeric powder -1/2tsp
Curry leaves – 2sprig
Coconut oil - 2tsp
Salt –as rqd

For Grinding
Grated coconut -1 1/2cups
Curry leaves –a few
Green chilies – 3nos
Cumin seeds – 3/4tsp

How to prepare
=►Peel and cut the above vegetables to half a finger length and 1/2inch thickness.
=►Cook above cut vegetables after adding required water, salt and green chilies. Make sure that it is not overcooked. (1 whistle in a pressure cooker)
=►Drain if there is any water and pour it to a cooking pan.
=►Add turmeric and mix it properly.
=►Add mashed curd into it. Stir and allow it to cook for another 5-8 min on sim flame.
=►Stir it occasionally so that the curd do not form lumps.
=►Grind together the coconut, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and green chilies.(1min in blender) .Don’t need to make a fine paste.
=►Once the curd starts boiling, add above grinded coconut paste in to it and stir it for
=►Add curry leaves and oil for garnishing.

Note: we don’t add vegetables like beetroot, as it completely changes the color.

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