Sigappu MookuKadalai / KondaiKadalai Kootu


Sigappu MookuKadalai – ¼ kg (soak it overnight)
Tomato – 2 (finely chopped)
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Kolambu Podi – 4 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Asafoetida – ½ tsp
Garlic Pods – 4 (finely chopped)
Curry Leaves –few
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil

Cooking Time : 10 minutes
Service For : 3 People

Cooking Instructions:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add mustards seeds and fry it a while. Now add chopped onions, tomatoes,garlic and curry leaves and enough salt to it and fry until the oil comes out of the dish and tomato is mashed well. Add kondaikadalai, kolambu podi, turmeric powder and asafoetida to the cooker. Add enough water to it and stir it well so that no lumps are found. Close the lid and let it to cook for 6 whistles (depends upon the efficiency of the cooker) or until kondaikadalai is cooked well.
Open the lid of the cooker after pressure is released and let it to boil until the water in it is completely evaporated.

Side Dish: Rice

Tips :

If you forget to soak kondaikadalai on previous night, no need to worry. Boil a cup of water and soak the kondaikadalai in that bowl of hot boiling water. Place that bowl in the hot pack for half an hour. Now the kondaikadalai would have soaked well when u open the lid of hot case after half an hour.


Happy cook said...

I love kadal curry. This looks delicious.
Love to eat the with puttu or chapathies.

Mrs.SriLekha said...

thank u happy cook

Vani said...

He he! I knew about the 1 year & 9 months old part but don't ask me why, but I thought it was a daughter! :) Point is I realized you have a small kid so I knew you're not an elderly person like I initially thought :)

Suma Rajesh said...

i agree with happy cook....i too luv them to have with puttu specially....i like urs curry....thanks for commenting on my blog..just saw ur message...

Andhra Flavors said...

nice dish. and ur tip is very useful.

Mrs.SriLekha said...

thank u suma for ur suggestion
thakx andhra flavours