Saturday, July 28

'Y' Vegetable Andhra Thali

I put together here three items that go to Nupur's A-Z of Indian Vegetables for alphabet 'Y' at One Hot Stove. Totally cooked in andhra style. I hope you guys will enjoy them. So here is the list of items.

Yellow Squash pappu(dal)
Yam (voilet) curry

Yogurt Chutney with Tomato and Coconut

Recipe for Dal:


1 Yellow Squash
1 cup Toor dal
3 Green Chillies
4 to 5 Curry leaves
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
a pinch turmeric powder
salt as per taste

For temper:
1/2 tsp urad dal
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
a dash of hing

1. Pressure cook toor dal, yellow squash with cut green chillies and curry leaves until 3 whistles.
2. Cool and add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.
3. In a seperate pan heat a tsp of oil and add the temper ingredients. When they start spluttering add them to the dal.

Recipe for Yam curry:

1 Packet frozen Yam ( I used voilet one)
1 small lime size tamarind ball
4 green chillies
4 curry leaves chopped
1/2 tsp channa dal
1/2 tsp urad dal
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
salt as per taste
a pinch of turmeric powder

1. Pressure cook Yam until 3 whistles. I put the dal and this yam together in seperate tins into the cooker.

2. In a seperate pan heat a tbsp of oil, to that add channa dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, chopped green chillies and saute them until they turn golden brown. Then add the curry leaves and yam to that, add salt, turmeric powder and mix all together.

3. Squeeze tamarind pulp and add it to the curry. Cook on low heat covered for 5 min. and switch off the stove. Curry is ready to be served.

Recipe of Yogurt chutney:

2 medium tomatoes
4 green chillies
1/4 cup coconut
4 curry leaves
1 tbsp coriander leaves
1/2 tsp channa dal
1/2 tsp urad dal
1/2 mustard seeds
1 1/2 cups yogurt (curd)
a pinch turmeric powder
salt as per taste

1. Cut tomatoes and green chillies.

2. In a pan heat 2 tsp of oil and add green chillies, channa dal, urad dal, mustard seeds and saute until they turn golden brown.

3. Add chopped tomato, curry leaves, coriander leaves, coconut, turmeric powder, salt and cook until the tomato becomes tender.

4. Remove from stove and add the yogurt and add just a little salt if needed. Combine to bring everything together.

All the three are ready to be served with hot rice. Enjoy.


Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Woooo...! this is a lovely feast... Looking amazing.... Love all the dish in thali...

Nupur said...

Wow, Hima! Y is such a challenging letter, and you came up with not one, but three delicious dishes! Each dish looks very flavorful, and the three together make a complete feast.

Asha said...

Delicious Yam feast!! Very nice array of dishes:)

swapna susarla said...

Yam curry looking yummy hima.

Vcuisine said...

3 entries for Y. You are great Hima. As Nupur said, it is quite challenging. Good job. Viji

Roopa said...

wonderfull entries :) great going...

Hima said...

Thanks to all. Much appreciated.

Tee said...

I could barely come up with something for 'Y' and you came up with 3! Wow! :)
all the 3 dishes look mouthwatering!

bee said...

what an innovative set of dishes for Y. great entry.

Sharmi said...

great and clever one for "Y". looks so good dear.

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