Muthira and Dill leaf Thoran, Horse Gram and Dill Leaf Stir Fry

4.2, 11 reviews

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4.2, 11 reviews

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Posted on 15, Jan 2012
Serving 4-5 people
Ready in 20-30 minutes
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Ingredients
  • Horse Gram / Muthira - 1 cup
  • Dill leaf - ½ - 1 cup, chopped
  • Grated coconut - ½ cup
  • Turmeric Powder - ¼ Teaspoon + ¼ Teaspoon
  • Chilli powder - ¼ Teaspoon + ¼ Teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds - ½ Teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds - ½ Teaspoon
  • Finely chopped Onion - ¼ cup
  • Garlic - 1 clove
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Coconut oil - 2 Tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
Directions
  1. Clean and wash well the horse gram. Soak it for 2-4 hours.
  2. In a pressure cooker add in the soaked horse gram, 2 cups of water, enough salt and cook for 3-5 whistles or until the horse gram is cooked well. If you are not soaking the horse gram, it will take approx: 7-10 whistles to cook.
  3. Strain the cooked horse gram, reserve the horse gram and the stock separately. ( You can use the stock for making Horse Gram Stock - Tamarind Curry / Payar Puli Curry. Checkout the curry recipe here).
  4. Coarsely grind the grated coconut, garlic, ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, ¼ teaspoon chilli powder, cumin seeds, salt and set aside.
  5. Heat coconut oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds.
  6. Add the chopped onion, curry leaves and sauté till the onion turns light brown.
  7. Add in the chopped dill leaves and stir for few seconds.
  8. Then add ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder, ¼ teaspoon of chilli powder, mix well and fry for few seconds.
  9. Add in the cooked horse gram and the prepared coconut mixture(step #4) and mix well. Cook till the water content evaporates completely. Stir occasionally.
  10. Remove from heat and serve hot or warm with rice.
4.2, 11 reviews

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