February 29, 2008

Coconut Curry


Ingredients:

1/4 cup tur dal cooked
1/2 small onion chopped
1/2 cub cubed red cucumber/ pumpkin or any other veg
1/2 garlic clove chopped

3 leaves tamarind
jaggery

Grind:
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (see pt.2)
red chilli powder
1 tsp udid dal (see pt. 2)
1/2 tsp jeera(see pt. 2)
3/4 bowl coconut
salt
water

For tempering:
1 tbsp oil
mustard seeds
asafoetida
5-6 fresh curry leaves

Preparation:

1. Cook tur dal in cooker.
2. Roast udid dal in 1 tsp oil till it become light brown, add cumin sees and fenugreek seeds
along with it, when fenugreek becomes dark brown, turn off the gas.
3. Grind coconut and other mentioned ingredients by adding little water to make it paste.
4. Prepare tadka-oil, mustard seeds, asafotida,curry leaves
5. Saute onions, vegetables, garlic
6. Add coconut paste, and when it boils, add dal. add water if required. Let it boil for few mins.

Serve with rice.

Also see:

Coconut saaru