Dec 11, 2010

Olan

Olan is a Kerala recipe. It is very simple recipe.This is one of the curries for festival days in Kerala.

Ingredients
Olan/ is one of the main item in onam/ vishu Festvals
Olan
  • White Pumpkin.(Elavan)Chopped into pieces)...........1cup
  • Yellow pumpkin.(Mathan)Chopped into pieces).........1cup
  • Black Eyed Peas (van Payaru)...................................1/2 cup
  • Green Chilies(Slit).....................................................4
  • Grated Coconut........................................................1/2cup
  • Coconut Oil..............................................................1tbsp
  • Curry Leaves............................................................few
  • Salt to taste

Method

  • Soak the black eyed peas into water for 5 hours.
  • Extract coconut milk by grinding the grated coconut. (half cup thick milk and half cup thin milk)
  • Boil the vegetables and black eyed peas with thin milk. 
  • When the vegetables are cooked add salt and thick coconut milk,coconut oil and curry leaves.
  • Mix well.

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