Sunday, June 14, 2009
More Kolambu - Guess the secret vegetable???
More(Butter milk) kolambu is a traditional dish which can be made with a lot of vegetable combinations. The fun starts when we try introducing different vegetables into it to make it more interesting and different. Here is one such more kolambu.
Take closer look at the pictures and........
Guess the secret vegetable used in this more kolambu?????
Make your guesses as comments for this post. Shall get back to you with the answer tommorrow. :)
Secret vegetable(Watermelon - white portion) - 2 cups chopped
Curd - 1 cup
Coconut - 1 tbsp
Thoor dhall - 1 tbsp
Red chillies - 2
Green chilly -2
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - for taste
Cook the secret vegetable(watermelon white portion alone) and keep it aside. Soak thoor dhall in water for 2 hours. Now grind thoor dhall, coconut, red chillies, green chillies, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, asafoetida and turmeric together adding some water to it to make a paste. Now take the curd and churn it adding some water. Add the ground paste to the curd(butter milk) and put in the cooked secret vegetable too. Now boil the contents for a while adding curry leaves to it. Finally season with mustard and garnish with coriander leaves. More kolambu is ready to eat :)
Serve it with hot steamed rice and raw onions. I just love this combi. :) Happy eating :)
Written by: Nithya
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