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Puli inji recipe for Onam

Puli inji Serves 6 – 8 Ingredients: 50 gms fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped, about 1/3 cup tennis ball-size tamarind, washed and soaked in 1 ½ cup water; turned into a runny paste 2 green chillies, finely chopped 2 tbsp palm sugar / jaggery ½ tsp red chilli powder ¼ tsp turmeric...

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Olan recipe for Onam

Olan Serves 6 Ingredients: ½ cup red cow peas (thatta payir), washed and soaked overnight 2 cups, ash gourd / white pumpkin, cut into flat squares of about 1 inch each and ½ cm thick 4 green chillies, cut along the length into two pieces each ¾ cup water 1 whole coconut, grated and two milks...

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Kootukari recipe for Onam

KOOTUKARI Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 cup brown channa, washed and soaked overnight ¼ tsp + ¼ tsp turmeric powder 1 whole coconut, grated, about 2 cups 1 ½ tsp cumin seeds 4 + 1 red chillies 3 tsp black pepper powder 1 +2 sprigs curry leaves 2 green plantains, peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes...

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Katti Paruppu recipe for Onam

KATTI PARRUPPU Serves 6 Ingredients: 1/3 cup peas dal, washed and soaked for half an hour ½ cup 1st coconut milk (thick coconut milk) 1 ½ cup 2nd and 3rd coconut milk (all coconut milks made from 1 whole coconut) 1 green chilli, cut along the length into two pieces 1 medium onion, sliced 1...

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Pineapple Puliserry recipe for Onam

The Puliserry is very similar to the More Kolumbu of Tamil Nadu. It is a curd based curry with a spicy coconut paste used to enhancing it. Some of the vegetables commonly used in Puliserry are cucumber, ash gourd / white pumpkin, yam or green plantains. Fruits like ripe mangoes and pineapples...

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Aviyal recipe for Onam

AVIYAL Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 small or ½ large country cucumber, peeled, deseeded and cut into long batons, about 1 cup 1 green plantain, only the outer layer peeled leaving behind most of the skin, cut into long batons 1 big carrot, peeled and cut into batons ½ snake gourd, peeled, deseeded...

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