Saturday, February 14, 2009

Paruppu Thuvayal

Toor dhal Thuvayal…..very tasty side dish…. Nice combo for pepper rasam, Vatral kuzhambu…. This is our style…..have a look….this is also my moms recipe…..


2cup Toor dhal

2tsp pepper seeds

2tbsp Coconut (can increase according to taste)

A pinch Asafoetida


2tbsp oil


Heat oil in kadai.

Add toor dhal, asafetida and pepper,

Fry till golden brown. Add salt and coconut. Grind it in to Fine paste.

Serve it as a side dish.

Chow Chow Kootu

Chow chow is my favorite vegetable and  Kootu is one of my favorite. This recipe is one of my favorite and thisis my mothers recipe… is the recipe…have a look…
2no Chow Chow
½ cup Coconut Grated
4Tbsp Moong Dhal
3no Red chilli whole or green chili
2tsp Jeera Seeds
1tsp Mustard seeds
1tsp Urad dhal
2tsp Coconut oil
1 string Curry leaves
Salt to taste
Peel Chow chow, remove the white in center. cut in to small cubes.
Pressure cook chow chow and moong dhal separately. Grind Coconut, red chili and jeera in to fine paste.
Heat oil in kadai, splutter mustard seeds and urad dhal, curry leaves. Add pressure cooked chow chow and dhal.
Add ground paste. Add salt.
When it starts to boil. Switch off the flame and add 1tsp coconut oil.
Serve it with steaming rice.
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