Pachai Mochai Koottu( Lima Beans Lentil Gravy)

Serving:2 |Type: Side Dish

Ingredients:

Mochai -1 cup
Thoor Dhal -¼ cup (cooked)
Chili Powder -½tsp
Coriander Powder -½tsp
Turmeric -¼tsp
Onion -2tsp(Diced)
Salt -to taste
Water -1 cup

Seasoning:

Oil -1tsp
Urad Dhal -½tsp
Cumin -½tsp
Red Chili -1
Curry Leaves -few

Method:

  1. Peel the skin of the pod and take out the seeds, just like fresh peas.
  2. Pressure cook dhal for 2 whistles and turn off the stove. Dhal should be ¾ cooked.
  3. Take a vessel, pour water, mochai, all powders, onion and salt boil it until vegetable cook soft. Cover the pot with a lid while it is cooking.
  4. Now add cooked dhal and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Take another pan heat with oil add seasonings fry without burning.
  6. Add into the cooked vegetable, then turn off the stove.
  7. Serve hot with rice.

Note:

  1. You can use frozen mochai also.
  2. If you like grind coconut 2tbsp and cumin 1/2tsp add into the koottu.
  3. In Hindi it’s called surti-val papdi or valoure papdi. You can find in the Indian groceries frozen section.
  4. Instead of thoor dhal you can use mung dhal also.
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One Response to “Pachai Mochai Koottu( Lima Beans Lentil Gravy)”

  1. Subha says:

    Thanks a lot for posting “Thai Pongal” recipes. You have taken so much effort in preparing all these recipes before pongal and have posted with pictures. Great job :)

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