THIRUVATHIRAI KOOTU/THALAGAM
Servings Prep Time
4persons 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4persons 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
TO ROAST AND GRIND
TO TEMPER
Instructions
  1. Clean and chop the vegetables and keep them ready.
  2. Add the veggies in a pressure cooker and cook for just two whistles. Alternatively you can cook them directly on a pan with water,and required salt but make sure you don’t overcook or mash them.
  3. Soak tamarind in hot water for 10 minutes.
  4. Extract the tamarind juice and add it to the vegetables.
  5. In a pan add tur dal, urad dal, coriander seeds and fenugreek seeds and roast till fine aroma is emitted.
  6. In the same pan dry roast grated coconut, green and red chillies.
  7. Transfer both the roasted ingredients to a blender once cooled.
  8. Grind to a coarse powder.
  9. Transfer the cooked vegetables to a pan.
  10. Add the ground powder now.
  11. Add the cooked tur dal now.
  12. Mix well and temper it wth mustard seeds, oil , green chilly and asafoetida and garnish with curry and coriander leaves.
  13. Serve it hot with Kali.
Recipe Notes

[recipe]
You can add a pinch of turmeric powder while cooking the vegetables to have a good colour.
Add more number of green or red chillies as per your taste.
Some people garnish grated coconut on top. You can do it, if you want to.