Omakkaya Payar Koottaan

It is a quick and easy curry prepared within minutes and tastes awesome. It goes well with boiled rice.

Omakkaya Payar Koottaan

It is a quick and easy curry prepared within minutes and tastes awesome. It goes well with boiled rice.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 08 Jul 2015

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

  • Omakkaya (Pappaya
    Green) - 1 No.
    Payar (Cowpea) (White/Red or both together) - 1 cup
    (Soak the Payar for about 3 hours so that it can cook easily)
    Red Chilli Powder - 1 – 2 tspns
    Turmeric Powder - 1 tspn
    Salt - To taste
    Curry leaves - 5 – 10 Leaves
    Coconut Oil - 2 tspns

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Omakkaya Payar Koottaan Recipe

Step 1

Peel the Omakkaaya, cut it into small pieces and wash the pieces in normal water

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Step 2 Omakkaya Payar Koottaan Recipe

Step 2

Change the Omakkaaya (Pappaya) pieces into a cooking vessel/pressure cooker along with the soaked Payar (cowpea) and add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and required quantity of water and salt

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Step 3 Omakkaya Payar Koottaan Recipe

Step 3

Cook the mix for about 20 – 25 minutes or as required, in medium flame

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Step 4 Omakkaya Payar Koottaan Recipe

Step 4

After cooking the mix properly, put off the stove and change the Koottaan to a serving vessel and add the Curry leaves and Coconut oil and stir it for 2 – 3 minutes (for getting more taste and flavour you can add grinded Coconut along with some Onion and Cumin seeds in this koottaan before adding Curry leaves and Coconut oil).

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Step 5 Omakkaya Payar Koottaan Recipe

Step 5

Omakkaaya (Pappaya, Green) and Payar (Cowpea) Koottaan is ready. This is a good side dish for Chappathi/Poori/cooked rice etc.

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