|Mochai Kottai Masala|
Coconut - 1/4 cup
Poppy seeds - 1 tsp
Onion - 2 tbsp
Tomato - 1 small
Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tsp
Oil - 6 tsp
( add more if needed)
Mustard - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon stick - 1 medium size stick
Dry Mochai kottai/ Dry Field beans - 1/2 cup
( soak it overnight in water,next day add red chilly powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder and salt.Pressure cook till soft.Keep it aside)
Chopped brinjals - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Chopped onion - 1/2 cup
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Curry and coriander leaves few
Heat oil in a pan temper it with mustard,fennel seeds and cinnamon.
Next add onion and fry till colour changes,add the tomato and fry till light brown.
Add the ground coconut mixture and fry till oil separates the masala.
Pour the cooked beans along with the water and cook for 2 minutes.
Add the chopped brinjals and mix,cook till vegetables are cooked and dry.
Lastly add garam masala,curry and coriander leaves mix and switch off the stove.
Best served as a side dish.
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