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Olan - Ash gourd and red gram cooked in coconut milk.
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Date Added: July 4, 2008 Season: Every Day
Category: Sides / Condiments Prep. Method:
Calories:   Dish Type: Vegetable
Serves: 5 Cuisine: Kerala
Prep. Time: 15-20 mins    
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Olan - Ingredients:

Ash gourd 100gm
Pumpkin 100gm
Green chillies 4nos (split the edge) 
Red gram dal 1tbs (soaked in the water for about 6 hours) 
Grated coconut 1/2quantity (Squeeze out 1/4cup of the milk
from the coconut without adding water. 
Take one more cup of milk from the coconut) 
Salt to taste
Coconut oil 1tbs 
Curry leaves 1sprig

Olan - Directions:
  1. Remove the covering of the ash gourd and pumpkin and cut it into small pieces.

  2. Cook the vegetables and red gram dal in water. Add enough salt and the green chillies. When it is done, add 1cup coconut milk and boil. When it thickens well, add 1/4cup coconut milk. Bring to a boil and remove from fire. Add 1tbs coconut oil and the curry leaves and mix well.

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