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Sweet Potato Thalagam Recipe

Sweet Potato Thalagam is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2- chakaravalli kazhangu / Sweet Potato
  • 2 -katharikai / Eggplant
  • 3 -4 -shepankazhangu / small dark Yam
  • 100g - beans
  • 100g - Carrots
  • 1/4kg - parangikai / squash
  • 100g - chenakazhangu / Yam
  • 2 -vazhakai / green Banana
  • For grinding:
  • 1 tbsp - thuvaram parupu (toor daal)
  • 75- ellu (sesame seeds)
  • 75 -arasi - Rice
  • Now the following are actual measures for the 2 quart mixture.
  • 8-12- milagai vetral - Dried red chillies
  • 1 cup - grated Coconut
  • How to Make Sweet Potato Thalagam:

    1. Roast all of the ingredients to grind on medium low heat, and grind in the spice grinder. Keep aside.
    2. Slice all the vegetables.
    3. Add water and boil with salt and turmeric powder.
    4. To this add a 1/4 inch ball of tamarind that has been soaked in hot water and strained. Add the tamarind juice in the vegetables.
    5. Once the vegetables are cooked, add the ground mixture and allow to boil. Let the vegetables cook and get soft.
    6. Keep a large kadai on the oven and add three or four tsps of coconut oil.
    7. Add the mustard seeds and after they splutter completely, add the curry leaves and pour the boiled vegetables and stir and remove from fire. The curry is ready.
    8. Recipe courtesy: Jaisruchi


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