Sunday, April 26, 2009

Chayote or Miriton(Chow Chow) Poricha Kolambu


Chow Chow -1
Thoor dhall - 3 tbsp
Garlic - 10 pods

Coconut(scrapped) - 2 tbsp
Cashew nuts - 5
Rice flour - 2 tsp
Red chillies - 2

Urad dhall - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch

Asafoetida - a pinch
Salt - to taste


Grind coconut, cashew nuts and rice flour smoothly and keep it aside. Now cook thoor dhall and chow chow in the pressure pan. Add the ground mixture, salt and turmeric powder to it. Now season with urad dhall and red chillies. Finally add enough water and let it boil for a while. Keep stirring when it boils. Poricha kolambu is ready. :)

This is a super cool combi with hot steamed rice
and mango pickle. Happy cooking :)

Written by: Nithya
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Jen Kumar said...

Ooh some pakka Tamil fare! I am so happy to know your blog. This is one of my faves, and as you mentioned goes great as a combo!

Unknown said...

Hey Nithya...i came across your blog very recently...and i have tried a few..they were yummy...thanks a ton for the sharing....what is to be done with garlic pods in the be grinded with the cashews...? pls help

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