2010/01/08

TUVARAI KULAMBU/GREEN PIGEON PEAS CURRY


INGREDIENTS :

Tuvarai/Green Pigeon Peas -- 2 cup

Tamarind -- a small lemon size
Kulambu milagai powder /Curry chilli powder--1 tsp
Sambar powder --2 tsps

Turmeric powder --1 tsp
Pearl Onions--1/2 cup(chopped)
Salt to taste
Mustard,Jeera -- 1 tsp each
Red Chillies -- 2

Curry leaves

Asafoetida - a pinch

FOR GRINDING :

Coconut --3 pieces
Tomato -1
Ginger-a small piece
Garlic cloves-4
Fennel Seeds--1 tsp
Pearl Onions---5

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat 2 tbsps of oil in a presssure cooker .Add tuvarai with grinded masala and all the powders ,cook for 5 whistles .

2) Soak tamarind and extract the juice.


3) Meanwhile , heat oil in a kadai . Add mustard and Jeera .Once it splutters , add chopped onion , curry leaves , red chillies and saute till tender .

4) Then add pressure cooked peas to it , tamarind juice and salt.

5) Add little water , cover with a lid and cook in a slow flame till the
oil separates .

Serve hot with Rice .

This goes to

1) Sudehna's
Monthly Mingle - Winter Fruits and Vegetabales Event , initially started by Meeta of ”What’s for Lunch, Honey?”.



2) EC's MLLA-19 th event started by
Susan



Other entry for both the events are :

MOCCHAIKOTTAI KATHIRIKKAI KULAMBU

26 comments :

Kitchen Flavours said...

Creamy gravy and yummy recipe...

shanthi said...

Oh tuvarai seasonaa? lovely curry with it.

Asha said...

Love those beans too, curry looks delicious.

Pari said...

Hi. The curry looks delectable. Just check I think an entry for monthly mingle can not be sent in other events.

Tina said...

Creamy and yummy curry...

Sarah Naveen said...

Curry looks so delicious and creamy..Yummyyyyyyyy

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Yummy gravy to taste with rotis my dear

Happy cook said...

That is a very delcious looking curry.

Priya said...

Delicious curry, looks prefect with rice and papads...yumm!!

Priyameena said...

Heard about this peas...but never tasted it..Looks Yummy!!

shahana said...

The curry looks yummy.Nice presentation with the painted (that is a painted one rite?)flower in the background

Vrinda said...

simple and yummy curry,nice presentation...

Sathya Sankar said...

Delicious curry Shama, love tuvarai :)

kothiyavunu said...

curry looks creamy and delicious..Yummy with rice..Nice presentation.:)

Rekha shoban said...

Easy recipe and nice presentation!!

Nandini said...

It's palatable and must be good with nice hot rice!

Preety said...

nice recipe for the event..

sowmya.s said...

looks yumm..nice recipe..

Padma said...

Looks yummm Shama. Nice to see your version of this curry.

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

Perfect to have with chappathiii..nice recipe.. :)

Shri said...

Looks tasty!Like your new header.

Sushma Mallya said...

looks delicious and very nice recipes,,thanks for sharing

Akal's Saappadu said...

thuvarai kuzhambu looks delicious, must be tasting great with rice!!!

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Interesting recipe Shama, i always fry thuvarai with potatoes. Thanks for sharing this curry recipe:)

EC said...

Thanks a lot for this interesting dish

indu said...

Hi,
thanks for the recipe. i have a question , how to cook frozen thuvarai?