March 11, 2008

Raw mango/pineapple kaayrasa


1 raw mango/pineapple peeled and chopped
3 tbsp jaggery powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 pinch of asafetida
4 curry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp udid dal (split black gram)
1 tsp besan(gram flour)
1 tbsp oil
1/4 cup water
2 tsp tamarind paste(is required only if mango/pineapple is not tangy)

1.heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.then add asafetida, curry leaves, udid dal, fenugreek seeds
2.add chopped mango/pineapple and saute.Add water and boil till its cooked.
3.add red chilli powder, salt, jaggery and tamarind paste.
4.add besan in the end and let it boil for 2 mins.
serve with idlis or dosas.

Tips: If you are making only pineapple kaayrasa, do not add much water. You can use all the pineapple juice which it releases.