Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Pachai pairu Korma - Green Gram Curry

Green Gram (100 gm) ( Soak the green gram for 2 hrs, and then cook for 2 whistles Note: Dont over cook, it spoils the whole dish then)

Onion - 3 num
Tomato - 1 num (if Big or 2 small)
Drum stick (optional) - 1 num
Brinjal - 2 num
Potato - 1 num
Chilli Powder
Coriander Powder
Turmeric Powder
Turmeric Powder
Garam Masala Powder

Cocunut paste ( We get ready made cocunut powder from Indian markets and it tastes good!)
Bay leaf, Cardomom, pattai, kerambu - small pieces

To Grind
Cilantro (1 bunch), Ginger ( 2 pieces) , garlic (10 pots), green chillies( 3 num) small onion piece (grind and keep it aside)

Take a hot pot and add oil and add all the seasoning agents and add onion and saute
Add the ground paste saute, when fried, add chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder and saute for a min
Now add Potato, Drum stick, brinjal, and tomatoes in the end
When the smell comes add the green gram and give it another saute
Now add two full glass of water and allow all the vegetables to boil.

As the vegetables get cooked add the cocunut paste (If its a cocunut powder, mix 2-3 spoon of powder to a little water and then add)

Now the smouth smacking korma is ready! Can be prepared for parties, goes well with Chappati, Rice , Idily and Dosa.

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