Cow Gram Curry / Choula Ambat and Awards!


Cow Gram / Karamani / Thattai Payaru – 200gms
Tomato – 2 (finely chopped)
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Kolambu Podi – 3 tbsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Asafoetodia – ½ tsp
Garlic pods – 6 (peel the skin and crush it)
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Curry Leaves –few
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil

Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Service For: 3 People

Cooking Instructions:

Soak Cow Gram in water for 3 hours in hot boiling water.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add mustards seeds and fry it a while. Now add chopped onions, tomatoes, garlic pods and curry leaves, and fry until the oil comes out of the dish and tomato is mashed well. Add turmeric powder, asafoetodia and enough salt to it now. Add cow gram, and kolambu podi 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 5 whistles (depends upon the efficiency of the cooker) or until cow gram is cooked well.

Open the lid of the cooker after pressure is released and let it to boil until the curry thickens well.

Side dish:
Rice, Chapatis, Pooris and Puttu

Coming back to awards, Andhra Flavors, Ramya and Pavani has shared their Kreativ Blogger Award with me. Thank u so much friends! i really feel honored!

Ramya and Pavani has awarded me with 360° Foodie Award, Yum Yum Blog Award and Great Buddy Award. Thanks a lot to both of u!

I would like to share these awards with all my blogger friends who has encouraged me a lot from the day i started blogging.


Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Congrats on all your awards... Cow Gram curry looks great I like the addition of garlic and ofcourse its a healthy dish...

Happy cook said...

This looks really yumm, is this beans blavk eye beans.
Those garlich pieces looks really nice inbetween.
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Usha said...

Congrats on all your awards...the cow gram curry looks delicious...

SriLekha said...

thanks ramya!

thanks usha!

thanks happy cook and u r right it is black eye beans!

Jaishree said...

Congrats on all your awards...The cow gram curry looks delicious...


This looks perfect side for rotis,sure i will try it out and count me in for ur sweet event!

SriLekha said...

thanks jaishree

thanks raks kitchen

Gita's Kitchen said...

Thank you very much for the comment Srilekha. I love all your recipes. I have included your blog in my list to keep in touch :)

veggie belly said...

I could eat a bowl of this all by itself!

SriLekha said...

thanks gita

thanks veggie belly

navita said...

Thanks SriLekha for the lovely words!

SriLekha said...

thanks for dropping by navita