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Ethnic Recipe and Meal Ideas
This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Indian Recipe and Meal Ideas
Indian Food and Meal Ideas
Poricha Koottu

For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • toor dal, coriander seeds, urud dal, whole black peppers, cumin seeds - each 1
  • teaspoon


1 whole red pepper, grated coconut (fry last)
Fry the above ingredients in little ghee, grind and keep it aside.
Vegetables - Snake gourd, cabbage, beetroot
Cut any of the vegetables into small pieces, add moong dal and steam it in pressure
cooker.Add the ground mixture to this and heat for a little while to mix
uniformly.Add splattered mustard seeds.Add curry leaves.

As with all recipes which involve cooking and baking a sensible approach must be taken especially when dealing with warm or hot (temperature) ingredients. If you are unable to take due care, please do not attempt to make any of these recipes. All recipes are tried at your own risk.

For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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