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Thalakam (Mixed Vegetable Curry)

 Published 2013-Sep-02   Updated 2013-Dec-03

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Mixed Vegetable Curry)

Mix up of all vegetables means you are getting most of the vitamins, minerals,proteins and carbohydrates. Pumpkin is rich in anti oxidants. Pumpkin juice consumed thrice in a day half an hour before meals is good for ulcer and high acidity.

Recipe For Thalakam

Preparation time: 30 - 45 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Serves: 5 - 6
Shelf life: a day

Ingredients

  • Yellow pumpkin - 1/2 kg
  • Raw banana - 1
  • Sweet potato - 1 big
  • Arbi(Colaciaso) - 3-4 small ones
  • Potato - 1 big
  • Papdi (Beans) - 4-5
  • Brinjal - 2-3 small
  • Tamarind pulp - 1 big lemon size
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Jaggery - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Salt

To grind to a paste (Masala)

  • Coconut - 1
  • White til (sesame seeds) - 2 tsp
  • Rice - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 4 tsp
  • Red chilli - 10-15 (adjust according to your requirement)
  • Oil - 1 tsp

Seasoning

  • Curry leaves - 1-2 twigs
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Method

  1. Cut the vegetables into big pieces and cook the same with tamarind pulp, turmeric powder, salt and jaggery.
  2. Grate the coconut and fry the same till dark brown with 1/2 tsp oil and keep aside.
  3. In the same kadai, roast the rice, urad dal, red chilli with 1/2 tsp oil. Roast the sesame seed separately.
  4. Grind the above ingredients of masala to a coarse paste using little water.
  5. Add the masala to the veggies and boil
  6. Season with the items mentioned under seasoning

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve the hot thalakam with steamed rice or chapati.

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