Oct 18, 2011

Poricha Kozhambu

Poricha Kozhambu is like koottu but in semi  liquid. This Kozhambu is less spicy so eat with rice pickle, raita, puli keerai and rasam. Typical Palghat recipe.In Kerala we prepare most of the dishes with coconut and tastes so good.You can add carrot. peas, beans too.

Ingredients
  • Elavan (White Pumpkin)......................250 gm
  • Raw Bana............................................1
  • Yam (Chenai).......................................100 gm
  • Podalangai............................................small piece
  • Drum Stick...........................................1.
  • Grated Coconut...................................2 cups
  • Red Chilies..........................................6
  • Cumin Seeds (Jeera)............................1tsp
  • Mustard Seeds....................................1tsp
  • Urad Dhal...........................................2tsp
  • CurryLleaves.......................................few.
  • Cooked Tur Dhal................................1cup 
  • Salt To taste
Poricha Kozhambu is made with coconut
Poricha Kozhambu

Method
  • Cut all vegetables into small cubes and cut drumstick 2" long.
  • Heat  a pan with water add turmeric and all vegetable and cook.
  • When they all cooked add salt. Grind coconut, chili and jeera into fine paste.
  • Add this paste and cooked tur dhal into vegetables.
  • Heat a pan with oil add  urad  dhal, mustard seeds, 2tsp coconut and curry leaves.
  • When the mustard crackles add to the kozhambu and mix well.
  • Another way... Fry chili and urad dhal and grind with coconut and add to the vegetables, 
  • Both ways we can prepare this dish. .

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