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Kovakka/Thendli with beans - very simple n tasty
Published On: 20 Jul 2006
English: Cauli Flower
tamil: Cauliflower / Kovippu / Pookosu
telugu: Cauliflower / Gobi Puvvu
hindi: Phulgopi / Pattagobi
Bengali: Phool Kopi / Fulkopi
Gujarati: Koli Flower / Foolkobi
Konkani: Cauli Flower / Pulla Kosu
Marathi: Phool Gobi
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
Bengali: Laban / Noone
English: Chilli Powder
telugu: Erra Mirapa Kayalu / Yendu Mirapakayalu
kannada: Molaku / Kempu Menasinakai / Ona Menasinakai
hindi: Lal Mirch
Bengali: Paka Lanka / Lal Mirch / Lankamorich
Gujarati: Lal Marcha
Konkani: Sukki Saangi /Suke Miriyasang
Marathi: Lal Mirchi / Mirchya
Oriya: Lanka / Nali Lankamaricha
Punjabi: Lal Mirch
Kashmiri: Marach Wangun
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
English: Coriander Powder
kannada: Kottambari Beeja / Haveeja
hindi: Dhania / Dhana
Bengali: Dhonay / Dhaniya
Gujarati: Dhana / Dhaniya / Kothmiri / Libdhaba
Konkani: Kottambari / Konpir
Marathi: Dhane / Kothimir
Kashmiri: Deaniwal / Kothambalari
Mix together all the masala powders except garlic paste in a plate.
Heat oil in a flat bottom pan.
:- It should have a lid to close of its size.
Add mustard and cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.
Add garlic paste and saute for a minute.
Add powders to it and saute for a minute.
:- It should get mixed with the garlic and oil.
Add veggies to it and salt and saute till the vegetables get covered with the masalas.
Close with the lid and keep this for say 20 - 25 mins until its done.
:- Remember to saute in 5 mins interval.
:- If u think the quantity of veggies are more, then add the powders a bit more (turmeric n garam masala only).:- Also add oil if required in between.:- Also remember to keep the gas simmer to its maximum( say on 2 level)
i followed this recipe for my first ever kovakka thoran yesterday and it came out pretty good :)
i didnt have amchoor with me, but that didnt seem to ruin anything. also,as a "beginner" to the cooking scene, i was confused with whatever you meant by splitting the gerkhins into 4 - i just cut them in small circles like you would with beans...
plz mention which type of beans are to be added.
A very simple and tasty recipe...we tried it and came out extremely good...thanks a lot dhanya...keep posting...
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