thouthe kodel

Ingredients

  • 1 small thouthe (washed,de seeded and chopped)

  • tamarind lemon size

  • 1 tbsp jaggery

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1 tsp urad dal

  • 2 tsp oil

  • 3 tsp coriander seeds

  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1/4 fenugreek seeds

  • 8 dry red chillies (5 long and 3 small)

  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1/2 onion chopped

  • 1 cup coconut

  • salt to taste

For seasoning

  • 4 cloves garlic (with skin)

  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1/2 tsp urad dal

  • 10 curry leaves

  • 2 red chillies

  • 3 tsp oil

Method

  1. Place a pan on medium flame add oil, roast mustard seeds,urad dal,coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and red chillies for few minutes.

  2. Put the above into a mixer jar,add turmeric,garlic,onion and coconut and grind to a fine paste. Keep this aside.

  3. In a big vessel put 3 cups water,add tamarind and squeeze till well mixed ,add jaggery and chopped thouthe and cover and cook this till thoutheĀ is almost done.Now add the above ground coconut masala paste and saltĀ and mix well and cook for 5 to 8 minutes.

  4. In a small place add oil,when hot add mustard seeds and urad dal,when mustard seeds pop add crushed garlic,curry leaves and red chillies.fry till the garlic turns brown.Pour over the thouthe kodel.

  5. Serve with rice.

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