Monday, January 5, 2009


1 cup fresh/frozen shredded Coconut
2 Green chillies
1tsp Turmeric
1tsp Cumin seeds
1cup Buttermilk
2-3 bunch of Curry leaves
2tsp Coconut oil

1 Raw Green plantain
2 Eggplant
2 Drumstick
1 Padwal (Snake gourd)
2 Carrot
10-15 Long beans
1 small size Green mango
1/2 Yam
1/2 Southekai/Dosakai (Yellow cucumber)
1 Herekai (Ridged Gourds)

  • Cut all vegetables lengthwise
  • Cover the vegetables in water, turmeric and cook until almost tender
  • Grind coconut, chillies, cumin seeds into a paste with sufficient water {If coconut is frozen; use hot water} and add it to the vegetables
  • Add buttermilk, salt and boil for few minutes
  • Take off the heat and add coconut oil and curry leaves
Nutrition Facts of
(for source/detailed information; click on the vegetable name)
Carrot -
  • Excellent source of antioxidant compounds
  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, dietary fiber and potassium
Raw Green plantain -
  • Highly nutritious, good source of potassium and vitamins A & C
  • High in dietary fiber
Eggplant -
  • Low in saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol
  • High in dietary Fiber, folate, potassium, manganese, vitamin C, vitamin K, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, magnesium, phosphorus and copper
Drumstick -
  • Good sources of acrotene, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin C
  • Contains dietary fiber, iron and protein
Snake gourd -
  • Very low in calories
  • Contains vitamins and minerals
Ridged gourds -
  • Low in calorie and carbohydrate.
  • Contains iron, vitamin C, sodium, zinc and potassium
Long bean -
  • Good source of protein, vitamin A, thiamin, riboflavin, iron, phosphorus, and potassium
  • Very good source for vitamin C, folate, magnesium, and manganese


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