Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Onam Special – Olan

ONAM is coming ..All malayalees in the world are awaiting to celebrate it in a grand manner .. . All know we can`t celebrate onam without a grand sadya …Onam is not complete with out olan on the menu…Its very simplest and unique recipe.Even a child can make this ..Hope u all will try this and enjoy …


Red Pumpkin(Mathaga)-11/2 cup (diced)

Ash Gourd(kumbalaga)-2cup(diced)

Red Gram Dal(vanpayar)-1cup(cooked)
Green chillies -3(slit length wise)
Thin coconut milk – 1/2 cup
Thick coconut milk – 1/2 cup
Salt – to taste


Curry leaves-2springs
Coconut oil – 2tsp


pressure cook red gram dal and keep a side.Peel the pumpkin and ash gourd ,cut into pieces..

Add kumbalaga and mathaga in to 1/2 cup of thin coconut milk and cook well in a deep bottomed pan .. ..When it done mash the cooked vegetables with a thavi(spatula) .. Then add the cooked van payar(red gram dal) and green chilly slits into it  and cook for another 5 minutes…When the gravy thickens then add thick coconut milk and mix well..  when began to boil remove from the fire.Now add coconut oil and crushed curry leaves and mix well…Now close the pan with a lid.Aroma of the curry leaves and coconut oil will absorb the curry and it will add more taste to the olan…So now ur tasty Olan is ready to serve …


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