Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Pachamaga Aviyal


Plantain (pacha kaya)-1

Yam(chena)-1/4 cup

Long beans(aching a payar)-3

Ash gourd(kumbalaga)-1/2 cup

Raw Mango(pacha maga)-half of one

Turmeric Powder(majal podi)-1/4 tsp

Green chilly(pacha Mulaku)-3

Drumstick(muringakaya )-2

Curry leaves-few

Cumin seeds(jeerakam)-1/2 tsp

Shallots(cheriya ulli)-3

Coconut oil-2 tbsp

Salt-to taste

Water-1 1/2 cup

Grated coconut(thega chirakiyathu)-3/4 of 1


Cut all the vegetables including mango into long thin pieces .
Wash them well and cook the vegetables excluding mango by adding turmeric powder ,salt ,few curry leaves and 1 1/2 cup of water.cover the pot and cook in low flame .
When 3/4 th done add mango pieces and  cook.
In a blender add grated coconut,cumin seeds,green chilly ,salt and shallots .
Grind this to a semi medium consistency ..not fine paste ..
Add this  coconut mix to the cooked vegetables and mix well..
Check the salt ..
Allow to boil for 5 minutes in low flame ..Stir occasionally..
Finally sprinkle coconut oil and fresh curry leaves (rub curry leaves between in fingers )
Close the pan for few minutes b4 serving .(by that time the aroma of coconut oil and curry leaves will spread all over the aviyal)
So tasty pacha maga aviyal is ready…


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