Puliyakuthi Upperi

Popular Palakkad  cuisine which is tangy  and blend of country vegetables seasoned with some spices.. Main ingredient for this dish is  bindi,  brinjal , raw banana.  It goes well with mulagoottal  or rasam. Let us see how to make this.

Preparation time approx  20 minutes.

Ingredients.

  • 200 gram ladies finger or bindi
  • 200 gram violet brinjal or kathirikka.
  • 2 raw banana little bigger size.
  • 3 tbsp raw rice
  • 8 red chillies.
  • 1/4 spoon methi seeds
  • a pinch of hing powder
  • A small lemon size tamarind
  •  salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil. or any cooking oil.

For seasoning 

  • 1 tsp mustard
  • some curry leaves.

Method.

Soak the tamarind in water for little time and squeeze out juice and keep aside.

In a pan dry fry rice, methi seeds and red chillies till it become brown. Powder this and keep aside

Cut the vegetable in little long and keep aside

In a pan add  mustard. When it started crackling add curry leaves and little hing powder.

Now add the vegetables, turmeric powder tamarind water and salt. cover it and cook.

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Let all the water evaporate. Now add the powdered masala.

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Mix well. Take care vegetables should not break.

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