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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Thondekayi Huli Menasina Kodilu

25-30 Tindora/Thondekayi
1/4 tsp of Turmeric
Pinch of Chilly powder
Small grape sized Jaggary
grape sized Tamarind
3-4 Red Chillies
1 cup grated Coconut
5-6 Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
3-4 flakes of Garlic
2 tsp Oil

Mash the tindoras using any hard material or stone as shown in the picture below.

Add mashed tindora, water, pinch of turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt to a pressure cooker container and cook.(2 whistles)

Put grated coconut, tamarind, 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder, red chillies in a mixer and grind it to smooth paste by adding sufficient amount of water. (If it is frozen coconut use hot water while grinding) Transfer this ground masala to a vessel. Add cooked tindora, jaggary, required amount of salt, water and bring it to boil. Keep it in low flame for about 5 mins.
Add mustard seeds and oil in a pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves and add it to Kodilu. Remove the outer cover of garlic flakes, mash them and add them to a pan. Add 1-2 tsp oil to this pan and fry them in medium flame for few minutes until they turn golden in color. Add this fried garlic to Kodilu. Mix well before serving. It goes well with Rice.


Adige Mane Ruchi said...

Veni when do we need to add red chillies?

Krishnaveni said...

Hi neethu,
Thanks for reminding me. I have updated the recipe. You need to add red chillies while grinding the coconut masala.

Unknown said...

Hi Veni(I see most people calling so)! It's great that I stumbled upon your blog. I really admire your skill be able to cook and also with so much patience put it up here. I love my Havyaka adige so much. Off late I have been thinking so much of my ajji's cooking, esp. this thondekayi guddi kodilu...i was casually surfing and I found it here. Thondekayi is now sitting in my cooker and getting cooked. Soon it'll be ready :) thank u so much for efforts. Will keep coming here on almost a daily basis. Cheers!

Vani said...

Hi Krishnaveni, I have tried most of your recipes, it came out great, you made me a good cook, with your blog i started cooking independently now i am confident.thank you from my heart...hey some of your recipes i could find it in slide show but it will not be there in the list, please suggest me how to go for that???

Krishnaveni said...

@ Vani,

Thanks for your nice words :)
You can search those names in search engine that I have provided in my blog.

Saran Kumar said...

Gr8 recipe with pics...i tried it and my friends liked it...thank u :)

Unknown said...

Hi Veni,

I tried Thondekayi Huli and it turned out to be awesome.. Thanks for all the wonderful recipes in your blog...


Aparna said...

Hi Veni, I am really happy to see your blog. I am away from mangalore and I miss all the Havyaka dishes my mom used to cook. Thanks for the awesome dish collection. I can try all my fav Havyaka dishes.

Dr.K.G.Bhat,M.B:B.S said...

I have a complaint.I have read recipes and then some more.Most of the food bloggers write salt as per taste but unless you give a ballpark figure how can a novice cook, trial and error will not do as far as food is concerned.You can always add a adjust according to your taste.Thanks