“Pachakam” means cooking in kerala and Pachakam.Com welcomes you to the magnificent world of easy and healthy Indian cooking with a probe into the fascinating Indian cooking recipes. Cooking is not just about making food but is an art of presenting your culinary skills to those who love food with a different flavor and Indian cooking, by no means is an exception.
Channa dal, grated coconut and other ingredients are cooked together
Published On: 24 Jan 2011
English: Bengal Gram Dhal
tamil: Kadalai Paruppu
malayalam: Kadala Parippu
telugu: Samaga Pappu / Chanaga Pappu
kannada: Kadale Bele
hindi: Chana Dal
Bengali: Cholar Dal
Gujarati: Chana Ni Daal
Konkani: Chonya Daali / Sone
Marathi: Harbara Dal
Oriya: Buta (Chhota)
Punjabi: Channa Dhal
Kashmiri: Chola Dal
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
malayalam: Nalikeram / Thenga
telugu: Kobbari Kaaya
Gujarati: Naliyer / Nariyal
Punjabi: Gola / Nariyal
English: Green Chillies
tamil: Pachchii Milagai
telugu: Patchimirapa / Pachchi Mirapakayalu
kannada: Hasi Menasinakai
hindi: Hara Mircha / Hari Mirch
Bengali: Kancha Lanka / Maricha
Konkani: Jeevisaang / Tanrni Mirsang / Tanrni Miriyasang
Marathi: Pachchai Milagai
Oriya: Lila Marcha
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
English: Coconut oil
tamil: Thengaai ennai
telugu: Kobbari nune
kannada: Thengina Yenna
hindi: Nariyala tela
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
For preparing kosumalli - brahmin special, soak channa dal in water for about 30 minutes, before preparation.
Boil channa dal in pressure cooker with enough water. Add turmeric powder and salt while cooking.
Grind the grated coconut and green chillies by sprinkling water. Do not add too much of water but just sprinkle water.
Fry mustard seeds in coconut oil.
Take out the boiled channa dal and make it dry by removing the water from it.
Add the dried channa dal to the 4 step.
Add the ground mixture of step 3 also. Mix well.
Cook for a few minutes.
Allow this to cool for sometime and add the juice of lemon.
Add curry leaves. Kosummalli - brahmin special, is ready. This can be used as snack item along with coffee or tea.
Grapes, celery, apple, other ingredients are tossed together and refigerated...
Mango, pineapple, papaya, peach and other ingredients are mixed together and chilled...
Pindi Channa is a classic dish from the Punjabi cuisine, whi...
This milagu kulambu is a very traditional, spicy, tongue tic...
Koftas are basically meatballs that can be had as a starter...
Aloo matar dry is one of the classic Indian curry recipes wi...
Nizana Shammas is a hosewife who has lots of interest n cooking. She is an expert in providing various traditional recipes.
Renukadevi Kumanan is a well versed person in providing varities of South Indian recipes and also some modern recipes. She used to try varities of recipes from different cuisines.
Sign up to receive email updates for New Recipes/Special Announcements