Achinga Payar Vattal(Mezhukkupuratti)

A tribute to my dear grand mother

Achinga Payar Vattal(Mezhukkupuratti)

A tribute to my dear grand mother

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By priya jo

Published On: 26 Nov 2008

Rating: 4
4 Votes, 1 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Cut achinga payar in required size(preferrably small, vattal size).

Step 2

In a non stick pan, add payar, chillies and salt.

Step 3

Cover and cook on low heat.

Step 4

Check in between and sprinkle water if necessary.

Step 5

When payar is 3/4 cooked, add 2 tbsp of oil and saute all together.

Step 6

Add coconut slices and put on medium heat. Stir well.

Step 7

Again reduce heat and cook on low heat. Stir occasionally.

Step 8

Switch off heat when it comes to a slightly crispy texture.

Step 9

:- Good to go with rice n kachiya moru.

Step 10

:- Mezhukku made with fresh payar is amazing.. It tastes better if u cook in its own water(that oozes from payar). Also never forget to cook on low flame. Hope everyone loves this dish.. I always crave for this dish all d time, especially those cultivated, freshly picked and cooked by loving ammachi...Miss u...


Good Recipe..Special stress on no water cooking is the tip..I do it normally in oil after spluttering mustards..need to try this as oil is less. I like adding pepper powder after its cooked. Aroma of pepper for fresh payaru is excellent. Also appreciate your touching note on your loving Ammachi.

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