Green Tomato Kootu | Raw Tomato Gravy with Coconut

Green Tomato Kootu

All we need after the delicious Diwali goodies are the simple food. Today I am going to share one such recipe. It is the Green Tomato Kootu or the Raw Tomato gravy with coconut, or as we Thakkali Kai Kootu as, we say in Tamil.  It’s a simple kootu prepared with green/raw tomatoes, moong dal and with fresh ground coconut masala. Wondering what makes this kootu special? Read on further to know why it’s unique and also for the step by step picture recipe for this green tomato kootu.

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Instant Pot Daineiiong | Meghalaya Style Dal with Sesame Seeds

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I am going to share the last dal recipe from the North Eastern states. It is the daineiiong from Meghalaya.It is pronounced as Dai-Nei-Iong, and it is one of the staple foods of Khasi tribe of Meghalaya. So what is Daineiiong? It’s the Meghalaya style dal prepared with lentils and black sesame seeds. Here comes my version daineiiong with brown masoor dal and toor dal.

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Instant Pot Hara Dhaniya Cholia | Cilantro Green Chickpeas Curry

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We are in the last week of this blogging marathon. Only six more recipes to go and I couldn’t believe I have already posted twenty recipes. Today’s recipe is from Haryana, and it is the Hara Dhaniya Cholia / Cilantro and green chickpeas curry. Let’s learn how to make this yummy curry in both pressure cooker and instant pot.

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Instant Pot Chanya Tonak | Goan Dry Peas Curry | Tondak

We are traveling from east to west today. Yes from Manipur to the beautiful Goa. I am going to share a famous Goan curry prepared with fresh ground coconut masala and white peas. It’s the Tonak, precisely Chanya Tonak meaning dry peas curry. Serve this lip-smacking, quick-to-make tonak with roti or naan or pav or even with biryani. You will be showered with praises for sure. Check out the instant pot and pressure cooker version of this recipe here.

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Instant Pot Dosakaya Pappu | Yellow Cucumber Dal

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After posting quite a few North Indian and North Eastern state recipes, I am back with a South Indian recipe. This dal is one among the comfort and staple food of Andhra/Telangana region. It’s the Dosakaya Pappu / the yellow cucumber dal. It is a flavorful lentil curry prepared with split pigeon peas and yellow cucumber. Here is instant pot and pressure cooker version of the simple yet delicious dosakaya pappu.

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Instant Pot Rajma Gogji | Kashmiri Kidney Beans Turnip Curry

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Rajma Gogji / Razma Shalgam – a special winter recipe from the land of Kashmir prepared with Kashmiri red kidney beans and turnip. This vibrant and delicious gravy with the flavors of Kashmiri masala, pairs well with rice. Check out how to make this simple no onion no garlic, vegan curry in the Instant Pot and Pressure Cooker.

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Instant Pot Kothalere Rondha Matidail | Assamese Dal with Jackfruit and Blackgram

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We are halfway through this mega blogging marathon, and today I am going to share Kothalere Rondha Matidail. Tongue twister name huh? Ok, let me translate it. It’s the Assamese special sweet and spicy dal prepared with the unique blend of black gram, jackfruit, and raw papaya. Sounds interesting right? Especially the addition of jackfruit intrigued me a lot. Check out the interesting findings of the Assamese cuisine and also the recipe.

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