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Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kozhambu

posted 19 Dec 2013, 22:41 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 19 Dec 2013, 22:42 ]


Moong Dal - 1/4 cup
Drumstick - 1
Brinjal - 2
Chow chow - 1/2
Yam - small piece
Potato - 2 nos
Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
Salt to taste
Urad Dal - 2 tbsp
Jeera - 1 tbsp
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red Chilly - 12 nos
Green chilly -2 nos
Curry leaves - 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Broken Urad dal - 1/2 tsp

Cut into cubes all the vegetables. Cut the drumsticks into 1 inch pieces. Pressure cook yam and potatoes. Pressure cook moong dal separately. Cook other vegetables in 1 cup of water along with turmeric powder and little salt. 

Heat oil in a pan, add urad dal and fry till golden brown, add cumin seeds, red chillies, green chillies and fry well. Add grated coconut and half of the curry leaves and fry well. Grind it to a fine paste along with coriander leaves. 

Add the ground paste to the boiling vegetables and bring it to a boil. Add the cooked dal and mix well. 

Poricha Kozhambu is ready. Serve it hot with Thiruvathirai Kali. This can be made on any day with all or any of the left over vegetables.