Kerala Olan Recipe

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3.8, 5 reviews

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Posted on 5, Apr 2012
Serving 5-6 people
Ready in 15-20 minutes
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  • Red Cow Peas or Black eyed Beans - 100 Gms
  • Ash gourd or Winter Melon - 200 Gms
  • Green chillies - 2 Nos, slit
  • Thick Coconut milk - ¼ - ¾ cup, adjust according to your taste
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Coconut oil - 1 Tablespoon
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste
  1. Clean and soak the Red Cow Peas or black-eyed beans for 6-8 hours.
  2. Peel the ash-gourd and remove the seeds. Wash well and chop into small cubes.
  3. In a pressure cooker, add in the cow peas, 1 ½ cup water, little salt and cook for 2-3 whistles or until cooked well. The beans should not loose their shape, do not over cook.
  4. Strain the stock into a bowl and keep aside the cooked beans and stock separately.
  5. In a pan, add in the stock, ash-gourd pieces, green chillies, salt and cook until ash-gourd pieces becomes tender. Add more water, if required. Do not over cook, the melon pieces should be in shape.
  6. Once the ash-gourd pieces are soft, add in the cooked cow peas, coconut milk, curry leaves and cook for 2-3 mins on low heat.
  7. Remove from heat. Pour coconut oil over the curry.
  8. Serve hot with rice.
3.8, 5 reviews

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