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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Deegujje/Deevi Halasu(Breadfruit) Boluhuli

1/2 medium sized Breadfruit / Deegujje / Deevi Halasu
2 medium sized Onion
3 - 4 Drumsticks / Nuggekayi
1 - 2 Green Chillies
3/4 - 1 cup cooked Yellow Lentils
1/4 tsp Chilly powder
1/2 tsp Rasam powder
Pinch of Turmeric powder
Lemon sized Jaggary
Grape sized Tamarind
1 tsp Mustard seeds
Big pinch of Asafoetida powder
Salt to taste
5 - 6 Curry leaves
2 - 3 strands of Coriander Leaves
1 - 2 broken Red Chillies
1 tsp Oil


Remove outer skin, innermost part of the breadfruit and put them in water for about 3-4 mins. Chop them into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Chop the onion into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut the green chillies into two halves. Chop the drumsticks into 1.5 inch sized long pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put tamarind, little amount of water in a bowl. Squeeze and keep it aside.
Put chopped breadfruit, onion, green chillies in a vessel. Add chilly powder, jaggary, salt, turmeric powder, tamarind water, required amount of water and cook by covering a lid.

Once its almost cooked add chopped drumsticks and cook them well.

Once it is cooked, add cooked yellow lentils, rasam powder and bring it to boil. Add chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.

Put mustard seeds, broken red chillies oil in a pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, asafoetida powder and keep this for few seconds and then add it to Boluhuli. It goes well with Rice.