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Cooking Time : 20 minutes

Serves : 4


Ash Gourd/Elavan/Kumbalanga : 1 cup (diced)

Bovine peas/Red-eyed Beans/Vanpayar : 1/2 cup

Pumpkin/Manthanga/Mathan : 1 cup (diced)

Green chillies : 3-4 nos (cut the long way)

Second coconut milk/Randaam paal : 1 cup

Thick coconut milk/First paal: 1/4 cup

Curry leaves: One strand

Coconut oil : 1 tbsp

Salt to taste 


The most effective method to make Olan – Kerala Olan – Ash Gourd and  in Coconut Milk : 

1. Cook Red-eyed bean with some water in medium flame in a pressure cooker. 

2. Remove the skin from the Ash gourd and pumpkin and cut into little pieces. 

3. When the bean is half cooked, add the pumpkin, gourd pieces and add the secondly squeezed coconut milk into it. 

4. Add salt and green chilies, when the vegetables are cooked well; include the thick coconut milk into it. 

5. Lessen the fire to low and mix it gradually until the blend is cooked well and expel from the fire. 

6. Season with coconut oil and a strand of curry leaves. 

7. Ready to Serve and Enjoy!


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