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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Southekayi Tomato Boluhuli

Ingredients:
1 medium sized Raw Yellow Cucumber / Bannada Southekayi / Mangalore Southekayi
2 - 3 medium sized Tomatoes
1 - 2 Green Chillies
Pinch of Turmeric powder
Pinch of Chilly powder
Large grape sized Jaggary
Salt to taste
1 tsp Mustard seeds
Pinch of Asafetida powder
4 - 5 Curry leaves
1 tsp Oil

Recipe:
Cut the yellow cucumber, remove seeds and innermost part of the cucumber and wash it. Chop it into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut the tomatoes into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut the green chillies into 2 pieces.

Put chopped cucumber, tomatoes, green chillies in a pressure cooker container. Add turmeric powder, salt, jaggary, little amount of water and cook them well.(1-2 whistles) Once the pressure goes off, adjust the ingredients(salt, jaggary, water) and bring them to boil.

Put mustard seeds and oil in a pan. Once it starts spluttering, add asafetida powder, curry leaves, keep them for few seconds and then add it to boluhuli. Mix well before serving. It goes well with rice.