Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti

yet another wonderful Kerala (South India) recipe which means coated with oil.The vegetables are boiled with little water and tossed with seasoned oil

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Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti

yet another wonderful Kerala (South India) recipe which means coated with oil.The vegetables are boiled with little water and tossed with seasoned oil

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 09 Jul 2015

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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

  • Cowpea
    green (Pachappayar) - 250 Gms
    Plantain (Vaazhakkaaya) - 1 – 2 Nos.
    Shallots - 10 Nos
    Red Chilli - 1 – 2 Nos.
    Turmeric Powder - ½ tspn
    Red Chilli Powder - 1 – 2 tsns
    Salt - To taste
    Curry leaves - 5 Nos.
    Coconut/Refined oil - 3 tspns

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 1

Open the Pachhappayar (Cowpea, green) and take the seeds out and keep them in a plate. (if there is any tender pachhappayar, then cut it into small pieces as shown in the picture)

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Step 2 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 2

Remove the skin of the Vaazhakkaaya (Plantain) slightly and cut them into small pieces and keep those pieces in normal water to clean them

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Step 3 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 3

Crush the Shallots and Red Chilli together and add Curry leaves also into it.

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Step 4 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 4

Heat Oil in a frying pan

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Step 5 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 5

Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and crushed Shallots along with Red Chilli and Curry leaves and stir it well

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Step 6 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 6

When the colour of this mix turns into golden, add the Vaazhakkaaya pieces

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Step 7 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 7

Then add the Pachhappayar (cowpea, green) also into this mix along with required quantity of Salt and water and stir it for 2 -3 minutes

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Step 8 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 8

Close the frying pan with a plate and allow to cook the mix for about 20 minutes or as necessary

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Step 9 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 9

When the mix is cooked well, put off the stove and change the Mezhukkupuratti (Upperi) into a serving plate

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Step 10 Pachapayar Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti Recipe

Step 10

Pachhappayar and Vaazhakkaya Mezhukkupuratti is ready and it can be served with Poori/Chappathi or as a side dish for lunch/dinner

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