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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Kala Koora

సంక్రాంతి శుభాకాంక్షలు

Happy Sankranthi to my readers and to all my friends.

Kala koora is one the delicacies made on sankranthi that is on the second day of the festival.Kala Gura is made with different seasonal vegetables.|This recipe is my sisters mother-inlaws.


Soorakaya/Bottle gourd 5-6 (peeled and chopped into 1' thick pieces )
Brinjal 4 (chopped into thick long pieces)
Tomatoes 2 (chop each tomato into 4 pieces)
Cauliflower 5-6 florets
Potatoes 2 (Chopped into thick pieces)
Tamarind (fresh) 2 pieces
Chikudikaya/Indian broad beans 5-6 (Slice into 2 pieces)
Onion 2 chopped finely
Green chillies 3 silted
Curry leaves few
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbsp


Take a deep pan,add oil.When hot add onions,green chillies and curry leaves.

Fry until onions are pink in colour.Now add all the veggies,turmeric powder,red chilly powder and salt.

Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook for 5-6 minutes.

By now the veggies are soft.Add 1/2 glass of water.

Let it come to boil.Now simmer and cook till the veggies are very soft and the curry is semi dry.


  1. happy sankranti to you and ur family...kala koora looks filling with all the variety of veggies

    Super Yummy Recipes

  2. Happy Sankranthi...
    recipe sounds new to me..
    Thx. for sharing:)

  3. nice assortment of veggies for the simple and quickie recipe...it is a soother to the tummy....

  4. Very bad you are tempting me heee one of my fav sankranti specials love to have this kalagura with pulagam hummm mouthwatering... I don't ge all those vegetables here so I didn't make this year missing alot....

  5. Again it's me we mix green leafy veges like totakura and lentils too.. looks yumm Saritha..

  6. Very nice mix of all the seasonal vegetables. Great dish.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  7. Happy Sankranti wishes..Koora looks damn tempting..

  8. Looks lovely with lots of veggies...yumm!!
    Happy Sankranthi...

  9. looks nice..it comes 2 rescue when we r left wid small quantities of varieties of veggies..:)

  10. wonderful mix of seasonal recipes...soul filling. You have a wonderful space and an exotic collection of recipes.Glad I stumbled onto your blog and even more glad to follow U...keep rocking.


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