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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

SODHI / TIRUNELVELI SODHI



INGREDIENTS:

Moong dal - 2 tablespoons
Potato - 1
Mixed vegetables - beans carrot and peas - 1 cup
Shallots ( small onions) - 10
Ginger - 1/2" piece
Green chillies - 3
Coconut milk - 1 cup (thick extract), 1/2 cup (2nd extract) and 1 cup (3rd extract)
Salt - to taste
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - 1" stick
Lemon - 1
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Oil (preferably coconut oil) - 2 tsp.
Curry leaves - 1 sprig

METHOD:

Extract milk from coconut three times. Keep all the three coconut milk separately.


Pressure cook moong dhal, mash well and keep aside.

Boil potatoes, peel and roughly mash it. Keep aside.

Chop vegetables and onions finely.

Grind ginger and green chillies to a fine paste.

Heat coconut oil in a kadai, add whole spices and then onions. When onions turn translucent, add the chopped vegetables. Saute for 3 minutes. Now add the ginger, green chilli paste and saute for another two minutes. Add the 3rd coconut milk. Cook covered till the vegetables are tender.

Now add the mashed potatoes, moong dal and salt. Mix well. Simmer the stove and add the 2nd extract. Stir continuously for 3 minutes.

Now add the 1st thick extract of the coconut milk. Mix well. Switch off the flame. DO NOT BOIL AFTER ADDING THICK EXTRACT AS IT WILL CURDLE.

Temper with cumin seeds and curry leaves. Transfer to a serving bowl, squeeze juice of a lemon and mix well again. Serve hot with idiyappam, aappam or rice.

27 comments :

  1. Never heard of this. Seems like a stew! Looks good to have as you say with idiappam

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  2. very yummy and looks creamy..

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  3. This is a very nice stew for idiyappams..

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  4. this sounds so health with carrots beans and potato...Perfect with aappam

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  5. sodhi and idiyappam looks wonderful

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  6. A lovely recipe! Looks so delicious!

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  7. Have tasted once... yummy and flavorful recipe...

    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  8. nice recipe and loved your idiyappam too

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  9. looks very delicious. awesome recipe

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  10. Sodhi with appam is my all time favourite, inviting Akka.

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  11. very nice and delicious stew.new to me..

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  12. Perfect combination idiyappam and sodhi

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  13. Hi Shanthi,

    Sodhi looks AAAwesome !!!

    Nice match to idiyappams:)))

    Keep on Shanthi...

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  14. never heard of this super nice recipe.It looks just like a veg stew which is ofcourse made with coconut milk to have with aapam idiyaappam etc.

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  15. My favorite recipe.....nice combination....sodhi even tastes great with idli and white rice :)
    My mom is an expert in making this and I love sodhi!!!!

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  16. noolputtu (idiyappam) and stew are nice match. LIked the kerala touch.

    Mira’s Talent Gallery

    :-) Mira

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  17. Wow!!!such a yummy combo,looks so delicious,we do make it the same way except the cumin seed.......

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  18. Comfortable stew with idiyappam.

    www.indianrecipecorner.com

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  19. Very delicious, similar to vegetable kuruma.. Yummy !!

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  20. Moong dal with coconut milk interesting and looks inviting.... must try:)....

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  21. Very nice pictures and looks very yummy

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  22. Hi Shanthi, lovely presentation. I have not eaten this but it look delicious but I like the string hopper.

    Have a nice day.

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  23. Very different recipe for me maami...nice one! Love your idiayappams..ages since I had these!

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