Sunday, 27 November 2011

Sorekaayi Thovve





Thovve is basically dal  prepared with vegetables and grinded fresh coconut,the dish will be less spicy and flavourful.It is very light on tummy  especially  for kids ...You can use any vegetables you have to prepare this.Moong dal can also be used but I prefer to use toordal,This is one of  my comfy food when I am feeling lazy...I hope yours too..))

Ingredients:
Sorekaayi/Dudhi/Bottle guard-1,medium
Toordal-1cup
Fresh Coconut-1/4cup
Green chillies-3
Lemon juice-2tbsp
Turmeric-pinch
Curry leaves-1 sprig
Dry redchillies-2
Oil/Ghee-1tbsp


Method:
1.Wash,peel and cut dudhi into cubes.
2.Wash dal and pressure cook dal and dudhi
along with 3cups of water,pinch turmeric for
3-4 whistles.
3.Grind the coconut and greenchillies,coarsly
without adding water.
4.Add the grinded mixture into the cooked dal,
add salt and boil for 5-10 minutes,take out of
heat add lemon juice.

5.Heat a ghee or oil in a tempering kadai or spatula,
add mustard seeds when they begin to splutter add dry
chilles,curry leaves and hing,take out of the heat
Immediatly add this tempering to the dal and mix well.
Serve hot with steaming rice and ghee on top...yum yum

10 comments:

Usha said...

Leena, Very satisfying simple Dal. I make similar by adding chayote but your addition of coconut is nice change..I will try next time.

Nice to see you back in action with delicious recipes. :)

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking side dish

Prathibha said...

nice n healthy dal..looks yumm

Reva said...

Very comforting dish... perfect for the homely meal times...
Simple yet exotic..:)
Reva

Priya said...

Super delicious and comforting dal..

faseela said...

Simple preparation...luks delicious too

Sush said...

This is exactly how my mom makes it. This dal is very comforting, isn't it?

Shilpakiran said...

very tempting one .. goes well with rice .. note: there is award waiting for you go grab it dear atcookwithfun.

Padhu said...

Comforting and delicious dal

Lubna Karim said...

Very new to me....sounds yum....