Raw Plantain -1 small
Turmeric Powder-1/4 tsp
Jaggery -1/2 of one
Pepper Powder-1 1/2 tsp
Grated Coconut -1 glass for grinding
Dry red chilli-4
Curry leaves -2 strings
Grated coconut-2 glass
Soak kadala parippu for 1 hour .
Pressure cook this chana dal,plantain and yam by adding 1 cup of water ,salt,chilly powder and turmeric powder.
3-4 whistle is enough.After the pressure settle down open the cooker
After the whistles ,remove the cooker from the stove and allow to cool .
Now grind 1 cup of grated coconut with cumin seeds to a coarse paste .
Add this paste to the cooked pieces and allow to boil in low flame .
Then add crushed jaggery and boil well ..
Then remove from the stove and keep aside .
Now heat coconut oil in a kadai .
When hot ,splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly and curry leaves.
Now add 2 cups of grated coconut and fry in medium flame till the colour changes to dark brown colour.
finally add pepper powder to this coconut fry and fry for few more seconds.
Add this coconut mix to the curry we already prepared .
Now mix well.Check the salt .
So traditional Koottucurry or as we say in thrissur varutherusseri is ready to serve ..
Serve with Rice ..