Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Sodhi (coconut milk stew)


Sodhi, basically a runny coconut stew and a nice pairing for putu mayam/string hoppers or rice and side dishes. Plain sodhi may be the preferred one but I like to fill it up with vegetables. That way, it becomes a vegetarian one pot dish and this version, quite straightforward like any other no-oil sodhi, just to simmer over low heat but with lots of Chinese cabbage.

Ingredients:
1/2 litre fresh coconut milk
1 medium size tomato (slice thinly)
1 medium size onion (slice)
3 green chillies (slit into 2 and cut into pieces)
1 teaspoons of fenugreek
1 teaspoons of turmeric/kunyit powder (kunyit)
Lime/lemon juice - as needed
1/2 Chinese cabbage (cut into big pieces)
Salt to taste

Method
Add all ingredients except cabbage and lime juice in a pot.
Simmer over low heat until just heated through..
Add cabbage and lime juice. 
Stir and remove from heat. 
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2 comments:

  1. I love this dish and my mom usually makes it with string hoppers!!

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  2. Wow, sounds like a coconut version of kadhi :) Nice :)

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