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Tirunelveli Sodhi Kuzhambhu |Sodhi Recipe

By Ranjani Raj @ranjaniskitchen

Tirunelveli sodhi kuzhambhu –  authentic recipe served in marriages of Tirunelveli houses with an accompaniment of pappad, potato curry, inji puli and chips of any variety. They call this vegetable stew as Mappillai sodhi as well J. This sodhi can be served with rice or idiyappam or aapam.

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Check out how to make tirunelveli sodhi kuzhambhu

Prep time: 10 mins | cook time : 15 mins | Serves : 4

Cuisine : South Indian

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Tirunelveli Sodhi kuzhambhu – Ingredients

  • Vegetables – 2 cups (drumstick, beans,carrot, potato)
  • Shallots or small onions – 8 to 10 nos.
  • Garlic – 10 flakes
  • Coconut milk – 1 cup thick milk + 2 cups thin milk
  • Ginger – 2 inch piece
  • Green chilies – 5 nos
  • Moong dhal – ¼ cup
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Salt – as needed
  • Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  • Grapes – few (optional)

how to prepare Tirunelveli sodhi

Method:

  1. Pressure cook moong dal with a pinch of turmeric powder and 1 cup of water for 5 hisses.
  2. Chop vegetables, extract thick and thin milk from one full coconut  as mentioned level.
  3. how-to-make-sodhiGrind ginger and green chilli together as a fine paste.
  4. Heat a wok, add oil, saute onions and garlic together for 2 mins or till it turns light brown. Now add ginger green chili paste and stir till the raw smell leaves.
  5. how-to-prepare-sodhi-recipeAdd chopped veggies and thin coconut milk and salt. Once it starts boiling add cooked moong dal.All the veggies to cook well.
  6. Add thick coconut milk and allow to boil for 3 mins and turn off the flame.
  7. how-to-make-vegetable-sodhiLet the kuzhambhu cools for 10 to 15 mins and add lemon juice and mix well.
  8. Add some black or green grapes, mix well and serve with hot rice or idiyappam.

Tirunelveli-sodhi

Notes:

  1. Adjust green chilies more or less as of your taste.
  2. We can add any vegetables of our choice. Usually beans, drumstick, potato  are added in this stew.
  3. If using store bought coconut milk, dilute with water for thin milk.
  4. ¼ cup of moong dal is enough to make this level. If you add more moong dal, the taste will vary and the kuzhambhu becomes thick.

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  1. Vegetables – 2 cups (drumstick, beans,carrot, potato)
  2. Shallots or small onions – 8 to 10 nos.
  3. Garlic – 10 flakes
  4. Coconut milk – 1 cup thick milk + 2 cups thin milk
  5. Ginger – 2 inch piece
  6. Green chilies – 5 nos
  7. Moong dhal – ¼ cup
  8. Turmeric powder – a pinch
  9. Salt – as needed
  10. Oil – 3 tbsp
  11. Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  12. Grapes – few (optional)
Instructions
  1. 1. Pressure cook moong dal with a pinch of turmeric powder and 1 cup of water for 5 hisses.
  2. 2. Chop vegetables, extract thick and thin milk from one full coconut as mentioned level.
  3. 3. Grind ginger and green chilli together as a fine paste.
  4. 4. Heat a wok, add oil, saute onions and garlic together for 2 mins or till it turns light brown. Now add ginger green chili paste and stir till the raw smell leaves.
  5. 5. Add chopped veggies and thin coconut milk and salt. Once it starts boiling add cooked moong dal.All the veggies to cook well.
  6. 6. Add thick coconut milk and allow to boil for 3 mins and turn off the flame.
  7. 7. Let the kuzhambhu cools for 10 to 15 mins and add lemon juice and mix well.
  8. 8. Add some black or green grapes, mix well and serve with hot rice or idiyappam.
Notes
  1. 1. Adjust green chilies more or less as of your taste.
  2. 2. We can add any vegetables of our choice. Usually beans, drumstick, potato are added in this stew.
  3. 3. If using store bought coconut milk, dilute with water for thin milk.
  4. 4. ¼ cup of moong dal is enough to make this level. If you add more moong dal, the taste will vary and it makes the kuzhambhu thicken.
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