Veggie Molagutal
  • Veggie Molagutal is a famous kerala brahmin dish. This is a delicious recipe and can be used as a side dish for sambar or it can be mixed with hot rice. The taste is blend of vegitables and lentil. Some add coconut as well.

Ingredients:

Brinjal3
Pudalangaai(Snake Gourd)1/2
Vellarikaai(Cucumber)1/2
Vazhaikaai(Raw Banana)1/2
Red Chilli1
Pepper1/2 Teaspoon
Moon Dal/Thur Dal1 Cup
SaltTo Taste
HingA Pinch
Turmeric Powder1/4 teaspoon

For Seasoning:
Mustard1 Teaspoon
Urdhal3/4 Teaspoon
Oil1 Teaspoon
Method:
  • Pressure cook the Dal and smash it and keep it aside
  • Finely chop all the vegetables and keep it aside
  • Heat some oil in pan and add pepper and red chilli and fry till the pepper starts to sputter. Add these to the mixer
  • Grind the above ingredients to a fine paste
  • In the pan, add the chopped vegetables and add water and turmeric. Let the vegetables cook for sometime
  • When the vegetables are half cooked, add the ground paste and required salt
  • Let the mixture boils for sometime till all the vegetables are cooked completely
  • Now add the smashed Dal and stir it well. When the molagutal starts to boil, remove from flame and pour it in a vessel
  • In a separate pan, heat some oil and add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds starts to boil, add urdhal and fry until it turns to golden brown color
  • Add the seasoned ingredients to the molagutal
  • Now the delicious veggie molagutal is ready to serve with hot rice.

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  1. I'm sure this tastes good, but this is not the Kerala Iyer molagootal.

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