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Mochai Kottai Kaara Kulambu

Sanghi's picture
This Field bean curry is one of my favourite curries. Healthy and flavourish dish loved by all. Try and enjoy!
Ingredients
  Field bean/Mochai 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Dried)
  Fenugreek seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Pearl onions 6 , chopped
  Tomato 1 , chopped
  Curry leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Green chilly 1 , slit lengthwise
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 3 Teaspoon
  Gingelly oil 3 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Tamarind juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coconut 4 Teaspoon, grated
  Fennel seeds 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Grind the ingredients given for grinding in to a fine paste.
2. Heat a tsp oil in pressure cooker, add the beans and saute in medium flame for 5mins till one or two beans splutter and you get the bean flavour.
3. Add water, salt and steam cook for 6 whisles(or till done). Do not drain the water.
4. Heat oil in kadai, add the fenugreek seeds and saute till light brown, add the chopped onions and saute for few minutes.
5. Add the green chilly and curry leaves and saute.
6. Add the tomaoes and saute till mashing. Add all the powders, salt and saute till the raw smell goes.
7. Add the grinded coconut and saute for 2mins.
8. Now add the tamarind juice and water. Adjust the taste and let it boil.
9. When the curry thickens, add the steamed beans and simmer for 5mins.
10. Finally add a tsp of oil and simmer till the oil floats on top.

Serve hot with plain white rice.Ejoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Tamil
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Mochai kottai Kaara kulambu (Field Bean Curry)

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veg.foodie's picture
Sanghi...ur recipes are a joy to read and prepare...... i love every vegetarian recipe u have here....this curry sounds very intriguing. im gonna try this sometime soon :)