Olan is a mildly flavoured curry prepared mostly with cow peas and ash gourd.This is an inevitable curry in Kerala sadya and its totally healthy to have.
1/2 cup red cow peas,soaked in water overnight
1 cup pumpkin, chopped (cubes)
1 cup ash gourd, chopped (cubes)
4 green chillies ,slit
3/4 cup thick coconut milk
2 cup thin coconut milk
1 tbsp coconut oil
- Pressure cook the vegetables along with soaked cow peas,green chillies and salt.3 whistles will be enough.
- Open the pressure cooker and cook till the pieces go dry and water evaporates.
- Now add the thin coconut milk and bring to a boil.Check salt and cook till it’s somewhat thick.
- Add the thick coconut milk and switch off the stove.Don’t allow the curry to boil.Pour the coconut oil and mix well.