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Sep 13, 2016

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

easy

INGREDIENTS

    1/2 cup chopped ash gourd
    1/2 cup water
    Salt to taste
    2 to 3 slit green chillies
    1 cup thin coconut milk
    1 cup thick coconut milk
    6 to 7 curry leaves
    1/3 cup Cow peas/ Vanpayar, soaked and pressure cooked till soft
    1 tbsp coconut oil

DIRECTIONS

Preetha is all set to celebrate Onam and the abundance it brings. Today, she is cooking another item from the Sadhya menu, Olan.

Method:

1. Combine ash gourd, salt, water and chillies in a pan. Cover and cook till ash gourd is partially cooked. Add thin coconut milk and continue to cook on a small flame for 5 minutes.
2. Add cow peas and simmer for 5 to 7 more minutes. You can add curry leaves now.
3. Add thick coconut milk and mix well. Simmer on low flame for a minute.
4. Add raw coconut oil to gravy and mix well.
5. Remove off flame and cover and keep aside for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

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