Cabbage (Muttaikos) – 150 gms
Beans – 150 gms
Carrot – 150 gms
Grated coconut – 6 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Broken Black Gram – 1 tsp
Red Chilly – 3 (Broke it to small pieces)
Curry Leaves – few
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil – 3 tbsp
Service For: 3 People
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Cut all the three vegetables into small pieces. Now add all the chopped vegetables into a pressure cooker with a little amount of water (approx. 50 to 100ml) and just 2 tsp of salt and close the lid of the cooker and wait for one whistle in a high flame. Now you release the pressure of the cooker voluntarily and drain the excess water.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, broken black gram, and red chilly and curry leaves and fry a while. Add cooked vegetables to it and sauté a while until water is evaporated. Transfer this dish now to a serving bowl and let it cool for 5 minutes. Now add the grated coconut to it and mix it well.
You can cook this Poriyal in this method. Or else, instead of cooking vegetables in the cooker, You can Steam and cook it. Add the chopped vegetables in the idli cooker and steam it for 5 minutes and repeat the same procedure as mentioned above.
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