Saturday, 28 January 2012

Vakkaya Pachadi



Ingredients:
Vakkaya app. 1/2 cup
Fresh / Frozen Grated Coconut 1 cup
Fresh Green Chiles 4
Salt to taste
Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Curry Leaves 3 – 6
Oil 1 tsp
Method of preparation:
Wash, halve, deseed and roughly chop vakkaya.
Remove stems, wash and chop green chiles.
Coarsely grind grated coconut, chopped vakkaya, green chiles and salt.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, remove from heat and add to above ground chutney.
Mix thoroughly and serve with steamed rice, idly, dosa etc…