Idichakka Thoran

Idichakka Thoran

Idichakka Thoran

Ingredients:
2 cups idichakka shredded
½ – ¾ cup grated fresh coconut
2-3 green chilies chopped
3 sprigs curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
½ tsp cumin seeds (optional)
1 tsp urad dal
2-3 whole red chilies
½ tsp turmeric powder
3 tbsp oil
Salt

Method:
Chop the outer skin of idichakka and cut into big cubes. Steam them for 20 minutes or cook with little water till tender. Don’t overcook. (They cook fast).
When cool, pulse (3-4 times) in grinder or crush them with pestle if you have it.
Heat oil and add mustard seeds.
When they splutter, add urad dal, cumin seeds (if you are using), and whole red chilies and stir.
Add idichakka, grated coconut, green chilies, curry leaves and mix well.
Add salt and turmeric powder.
Cook covered for 2-3 minutes. No need to cook for long as idichakka is already cooked.
Stir nicely and take off fire.
Serve with rice.

Idichakka Thoran 1

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