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Olan Traditional Kerala dish - Payar, elavan and mathan in coconut milk
Published On: 28 May 2005
English: Yellow Pumpkin
tamil: Parangi kai/manjal poosani
telugu: Gummadi Kayi
Marathi: Piva?a bhopa?a
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
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: Curry Leaves
tamil: Kariveppilai / Karivempu
telugu: Karivepaku / Karepaku
kannada: Karibevu / Baisoppu / Karibevina Soppu
hindi: Kadi Patta / Kathnim / Mitha Neem / Curry Patta / Gandhela / Bareanga
Bengali: Curry Patta / Barsanga / Kariphulli
Gujarati: Mitho Limdo / Meetho Limbado / Goranimb / Kadhilimbdo
Konkani: Karbapathi / Beva Palo
Marathi: Kadhi Patta / Karhinimb / Poospala / Gandla / Jhirang / Pandheri Kunthi
Oriya: Bhrusanga Patra / Barsan / Basango / Bhuraunga
Punjabi: Kadipatti / Curry Patta
English: Coconut oil
tamil: Thengaai ennai
telugu: Kobbari nune
kannada: Thengina Yenna
hindi: Nariyala tela
tamil: Chola Maavu / Makka Cholam
telugu: Mokkajonnalu Pindi
kannada: Musukinajolada Hittu
hindi: Makai Ka Atta
Bengali: Bhoottar Maida
Gujarati: Makai No Lot
Marathi: Makai Chi Peet
Oriya: Makka Atta / Makaa Chunaa / Makaa Gunda
Punjabi: Makai Ka Atta
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Preparation Method of Olan :1)Lightly roast the beans and soak it in water for 8 hrs. Wash & strain well.
Extract 1/2 cup of thick milk and 1/2 cup of thin milk from the grated coconut.
In a pressure pan, add beans, both vegetables, chillies and second coconut milk.
Pressure cook upto 1 whistle.
After opening the lid, add salt and thick milk mixed with cornflour.
Simmer, stirring till the flour is cooked and all the ingredients are well blended.
Add coconut oil and curry leaves.
:- If you prefer the beans to be very soft, pressurise it first separately for 2-3 whistles and add.:- It is safer to add salt at the end to Olan because the volume shrinks after cooking and you can judge better.
:- Olan is ready.
everything if ok ...but cornflour???? if it was under fusion coking then excellent
I tried out Olan and chicken fry recipes given in this website. It is really awesome. Thank you for such a grt recipe.
All the Best
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