How to make Palakkadan Kaai chaar


06-01-2020By Sini

Palakkadan Kaai chaar

Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Yields: 8 - 10 persons

PALAKKADAN KAAI CHAAR RECEIPE

How to make Palakkadan kaai chaar

 

This palakkadan kaai char receipe is a gravy type food item and is used as a best side dish along with ghee rice , malabar briyani etc. In this varieties of vegetables are used along with the bones and fats of lamb . It has very good aroma and a tongue tingling taste. In any festive occasions briyani's without kaai chaar is unimaginable for a palakkadan malayali..

 

INGREDIENTS

 

  1. Onion - 2 ( big )

  2. Tomato - 4 

  3. Brinjal - 4 

  4. Drumstick 2

  5. Mango - 1  (big )

  6. Ash guard - 1/2 kg

  7. Banana (raw ) - 1

  8. Potato - 2 

  9. Green chillies - 5

  10. Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp

  11. Curry leaves and corriander leaves - As needed

  12. Sambar dhal - 150 gms

  13. Bengal gram - 50 gms

  14. Mustard - 2 tsps

  15. Fenugreek - 1 tsp

  16. Fennel - 1 tsp

  17. Oil - 2 tbsp

  18. Chilly powder - 1 tbsp

  19. Corriander powder - 2 tsp

  20. Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

  21. Garam masala - 1 2 tsp

  22. Bones and fats of lamb - 250 gms 

  23. Grinded coconut - 2 cup

 

METHOD OF PREPARATION

 

First take a pressure cooker and cook sambar dhal and bengal gram along with some sliced onion , ginger garlic paste , 2 green chillies and also cleaned bones and fats of lamb. Cook for 3 - 4 whistle in a low flame. Open the cooker to check whether it is fully cooked.

Now take a hard bottomed vessel, pour 2 tbsp of oil , fry mustard, fenugreek , fennel and curry leaves. After two seconds add green chillies and sliced onion and saute well.

After the onion turns golden brown add ginger garlic paste and saute well . Also add tomatoes and saute well . 

Now cut all the vegetables and wash well using turmeric powder, Take care to cut the vegetables in a bigger size than normal.

When the tomatoes are cooked well, add chilly powder , corriander powder ,garam masala , turmeric powder and salt and saute well . Now add the cut vegetables to it and saute well.

Take care that the masala doesn't get burnt . Saute it for 3 - 5 minutes until the vegetables gets finely mixed with the masala . Now add enough water for the vegetables to get cooked.

Cover it and let it cook for 8 - 10 minutes . Inbetween open the lid and mix well . After the vegetables are cooked well add the cooked dhal to the vegetables.

Also add the tamarind juice if raw mango is not used . Also add grinded coconut to it . Close the lid for few more minutes . Now add 1/2 tsp of garam masala and corriander leaves and also 1 - 2 tsp of ghee (optional )..

Now the tongue tingling palakkadan kaai chaar is ready to serve along with main dish.

 



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