Wednesday, March 29, 2017

OPOS Kumbakonam Kadappa | Side Dish For Idli & Dosa | OPOS Recipe

First time i have confident to prepare kumbakonam kadappa by myself.It came out flavourful and tasty.It goes well with idli,dosa.
Already i shared the recipe in my tamil blog.You can also check it here
Now let us see the recipe in OPOS method.

Preparation Time : 1/2 an hour(For soaking) +5 mins
Cooking Time : < 10 mins
Serves -3

Yellow Moongdal -1/4 cup (Soaked it for 1/2 hr and drained the water)
Potatoes -4 small (Peeled and Chopped into big Chunks)
Onion -1 (Sliced thinly)
Slit Green chillies -2
Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
Salt -To taste
Chopped Coriander leaves -1 tbsp
Coconut oil - 1tbsp
Water -1 cup
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves -few
Bay leaves -1
Cloves -1
Star anise -1 petal(dont use full flower)

To Grind
Grated Coocnut -1/4 cup
Green chilli -1
Fennel seeds -1 tsp
Garlic pods -2


*Grind the ingredients given under "To Grind " to a thick and smooth paste.Dont grind it to a watery paste.

*In PC First add 2 tsp oil+ 1 Cup water+Curry leaves+Bay leaves +Cloves+Star anise.

*Followed by Sliced onion (spread it) + green chillies+Soaked Moong dal+Chopped Potatoes 

*Finally add the coconut paste and salt.

*Cook it on medium flame for 5 whistle.Release the pressure Slightly mashed with back of the ladle.

*Heat the remaining 1 tsp oil add the mustard seeds once it splutter  poured it kadappa.

*Finally add the coriander leaves and lemon juice.

*Serve it Idli/Dosa.Am say its the best combo !!

*Dont grind the coconut masala into a watery paste becoz kadappa will be burnt.

*Always add the coconut paste in top of the ingredients.

*If you dont have a time /forget to soak the dal add more water while cooking and give more whistle to cook.

*If the kadappa is thin then boil it for further more mins.

*Kadappa is in white colour if you wish add turmeric powder.Instead of lemon juice you can add 1 chopped tomato.

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