Vazhathandu Poriyal

vazhathandu poriyal Ingredients:

oil - 1 tbsp ( good in extra virgin olive oil also)
mustard- 1tbsp
onions chopped - 1
urad dal - 1tbsp
asafoetida - 1 tbsp
turmeric powder - 1 pinch
vazhathandu minced - 1 piece
green chilli or red chilli - to required
salt to taste
curry leaves or corriander leaves to garnish


Heat the pan, add oil. After heating oil, add mustard, urad dal. Let mustard spurt and urad dal turn golden brown, add chilli, onions and asafoetida, turmeric powder. Let onions turn golden and then add vazhzthandu, salt and close the pan and leave it to cook in low level. Need not add water. Its cooked when there is no soapy touch in it.

Cooking time: 10-15 min.
Can be served with rice