Sadhya Olan

by sreekalababu
Palghat style Olan with Brown dal and Yellow pumpkin
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 9
Rating: 4
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Cook dal in a pressure cooker along with salt
  2. Heat up a pan.
  3. Add pumpkin pieces along with a little water and cook, till it is done.
  4. Add the cooked dal and mix well.
  5. Allow it to boil further, till it becomes thick.
  6. Switch off the gas.
  7. Pour the coconut oil on the top of the curry.
  8. :- For more sadhya items, see my other sadhya recipes.
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Lata August 25, 2007 - 12:00 am

I am from Palghat. Though I have tasted olan without coconut milk, surely not with turmeric. In Palghat surely, they make with coconut milk.

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a r January 10, 2007 - 12:00 am

olan without coconut milk? strange.are u sure this is what they make in palakad

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a r January 10, 2007 - 12:00 am

and adding turmeric in olan…..ha ha this is not olan at all

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Lakshmi Gopa April 8, 2007 - 12:00 am

My in laws are from Palakkad and my mother-in-law is positive she has never seen anyone in her family make olan like this. I trust her opinion as she is an excellent cook. Maybe there is a curry like this, but its def not olan. What is olan without coconut milk??

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manoj January 26, 2007 - 12:00 am

this is not oln at all.in olan turmeric powder should not be added.and coconut milk is essential.

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swamy January 14, 2008 - 12:00 am

coconut milk vechum illatheyum olan undakkam. sadyakku sadharana coconut vechannu undakkaru. veettil pettannu undakkukayanenkil inganeyum undakkarundu especially at night when u dont want the item to be too heavy on ur tummy. kariveppillayum manathinu cherkkarundu coconut oil inu koode..

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sree August 10, 2007 - 12:00 am

i think this is the way olan is made in our home (manjeri)

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sb August 19, 2007 - 12:00 am

yes, this is a wonderful olan recipe.. we too make the same way. its so easy bse there is no need to add coconut milk, even then its so tasty. well done..

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sreekala January 11, 2007 - 12:00 am

Hello,

Iam sure about this receipe.. In our place “olan” like this,and we are not putting coconut milk in this olan.. another kind also there, using white pumkin and coconut milk…So don`t be too smart….

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