Thursday, January 22, 2009

Coconut Milk Kadi



Ingredients

2 cups coconut milk

2 tsp cornflour

6-8 green chillies roughly chopped

2 tbsp peanut powder

lemon size tamarind

salt to taste

1 tsp sugar

2 sprigs curry leaves

3 tsp oil

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp hing

For the masala paste

2 tbsp coriander seeds

1 tsp haldi powder

chopped coriander for garnishing 

Method

  • Mix cornflour and coconut milk together and keep aside
  • Grind coriander seeds,turmeric powder with little water to a fine paste and keep aside
  • Soak the tamarind in the water and squeeze to make a pulp and keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds,hing and fry for a while
  • When it splutters,add green chillies,curry leaves and fry for a couple of seconds
  • Then add peanut powder, masala paste and fry for a minute
  • Now add coconut milk and stir well
  • Add salt,sugar,tamarind pulp,and allow it to boil  for 10-15 minutes till the kadi becomes semi-thick
  • Garnish it with chopped coriander and serve Hot with steamed rice