Kele sali ani Moogu galnu Elichikeri

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Total Time:
13 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 100 g (1 cup) - green gram (moogu)
  • 200 ml (2 cups) - water
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 100 g - raw banana peel (Kerala banana / nenthrakkay / ethakkay), gently peel off outer thin layer (dark green) and cut into 3/4 inch thin slices
  • 1 kudampuli (or 1/2 tsp - thick tamarind paste or 2 tbsp - tamarind juice)
  • Extra 1/2 cup - water (50 ml)
  • For Coconut paste:
  • 1 cup (75 g) - grated coconut
  • 3/4 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - water

How to Make Kele sali ani Moogu galnu Elichikeri

  • Wash and soak moong / green gram in 2 cups water for 5 hours or overnight.
  • Separately pressure cook moong along with 2 cups water and 1/2 tsp salt for 2 whistles on high heat. Allow the cooker to cool naturally.
  • In a wide bowl, mix cooked moong, banana peel slices, salt to taste and tamarind paste/juice. Adjust the consistency with 1/2 cup water. It should be of pouring consistency. Cover with a lid and cook on low to medium heat for 15 minutes or until banana peel slices soften.
  • Add coconut paste, mix well and cook on a low heat for 8-10 minutes (do not add extra water).
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add jeera and curry leaves. Saute for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Pour the seasoning over the curry and mix well. Serve with rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World