Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Varahi / Barnyard Millet Undis with Ash Gourd Huli

Varahi / Barnyard Millet Undis with Ash Gourd Huli 

Varahi / Barnyard Millet Undis 

  • Varahi/ Barnyard millet .. 2 cups 
  • Very finely grated coconut..1 cup
  • Water..4 cups 
  • Salt to taste

  • Oil..1 tblsp
  • Mustard seeds.. 1 tsp
  • Urid dhal ..1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds- 1/2 tsp 
  • Curry leaves.. 2 sprigs  

In a kadai add oil , Mustard seeds n once it splutters add urid dhal , fenugreek seeds, curry leaves , fry for a while n then add water , boil it ..then add varahi, grated coconut n salt  n stir continuously till it becomes fairly stiff . switch off and shape them into round balls ,making a depression in each . 

Steam them for 15  mts . 

Ash Gourd  Huli 
  • Ash Gourd  - 1/2 kg  
  • Onion -1
  • Tomato-1
  • Thur Dhal- 1/2 cup 

To grind
  • Grated coconut- 4 tsp
  • Poppy seeds-1/4 th tsp
  • Coriander seeds-2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Urid dhal- 1/2 tsp
  • Chana dhal- 1/2 tsp
  • Methi /fenugreek seeds- 1/4 th tsp 
  • Hing-2 pinch
  • Dry red chillies-6 to 8 or according to the taste
  • Tamarind-Marble size
  • salt to taste
  • Oil-1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves-1 sprig
  • Coriander leaves 
Wash , remove the seeds n skin of ash gourd n  chop them to 2 inch pieces .

Pressure cook Dhal n  churn it well .  

Pressure cook onions, tomato n chopped ash gourd only for one  whistle 

In little oil , fry coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, urid dhal, chana dhal, hing, dry red chillies n poppy seeds , cool n grind it with grated coconut , salt n tamarind .

Add the ground paste to the cooked stuffs n boil well .

Then do the seasoning n  the garnish .

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