Irumban Puli Thoran (Bilimbi Thoran)
Ingredients for Irumban Puli Thoran (Bilimbi Thoran):
1. Tender Bilimbi split lengthwise into 4 parts – 1 cup
2. Coconut scrapped – 1.5 cups
Chilli powder – 1 big spoon
Shallots chopped lengthwise – ¼ cup
Curry leaves chopped – 1 big spoon
Salt – As required
3. Coconut oil – 1 big spoon
4. Mustard – ½ small spoon
Red chillies – 2, cut into pieces
Curry leaves – 2 stalks
How to prepare Irumban Puli Thoran (Bilimbi Thoran)?
Mix bilimbi with ingredients no: 2.
Heat oil in a pan and sputter mustards.
Add red chillies and curry leaves.
Add bilimbi mixture and cook in low flame for 5 minutes with lid closed.
Open the lid and stir for a while till water content is fully absorbed.
Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine October 15-31, 2010
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