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Monday, January 12, 2009

Pongal Kuttu/Mixed Vegetable Curry


We celebrate pongal to honor the "SUN" god, We give our offering to the Sun god. So we include most of vegetables we harvest in the farmas a thanks giving to the SUN God.

In the mixed vegetable curry - We try and include all the vegetables give by rain,sun and the cattle's hardwork



  • Brinjal - 2

  • Drum sticks - 2

  • Beans - 4

  • Avaraikai - 1/4 cup

  • Raw banana/Vazhaikai - 1/2

  • White Pumpin - 1/4 cup

  • Suraikai / Yellow squash - 1/4 cup

  • Green chillies - 5 nos

Chop all the vegetables mentioned aboe and keep it aside



  • Pepper corns - 1 tsp

  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp

  • Corriander seeds - 2 tsp

  • Coconut grated - 3 tsp

  • Channa dal - 2 tsp

  • Raw rice - 1/2 tsp

  • Pearl onions - 4 nos

  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp

  • Red chilli - 4 nos

Dry roast all the above ingredients and grind it to fine paste keep it aside

Pearl onions - 1/4 cup
Green chilli - 5 nos
Toor dal - cooked 1 cup
Tamarind paste - 1 tsp

Method of preparation:



  • Heat oil in the pan,do tadka with mustard and Curry leaves.

  • Add the whole pearl onion and green chillies saute them till golden brown.

  • Now add all the chopped vegetables, saute them

  • Add a 1/2 tsp of tumeric powder, add 1/2 glass of water and salt

  • Allow them to cook for 20 min, close the pan

  • Check if they are cookedNow add the grounded paste and tamarind allow it to boil for 10 min

  • If required add some water

  • Once the raw smell leaves, add the cooked dal, allow to mixture to boil for some time

  • The mixture should reach a gravy consistency.

Serve with the pongal you have prepared.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Does this go well with Sweet pongal. I usually pefer Medhu vada for sweet pongal

Gayathri said...

This is goes well with both sweet and white pongal, try it once

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