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BySujatha Ratnala
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About TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew

Pulusus are a popular form of tangy soupy stews that is accompanied with rice. In olden days, taravani pulusu or kanji with chaladi annam or rice was a common morning meal in Andhra and Orissa. It was made with fermented rice brew and vegetables mildly cooked making it an excellent probiotic. Nowadays, due to change in cooking methods, fermented rice water is replaced with substitutes such as dry Mango pieces (Orugulu) or Vinegar. I remember having it in a large soup bowl like steel dish with an attached stand at my granny's place. It has loads of watery veggies making it a very healthy dish and summer comfort food.

TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Sujatha Ratnala. TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew by Sujatha Ratnala is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew

Ingredients to make TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew

  • Raw papaya - 1
  • Radish (mooli) - 1
  • Lady'sfinger (bendakai) - 3
  • White pumpkin - small piece
  • Red pumpkin - small piece
  • Small dry mango pieces (mavidi urugulu) - 4
  • Rice rava - 6 sp
  • Slit green chillies - 2
  • Turmeric - pinch
  • SEASONING:
  • Garlic - 10 cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for seasoning
  • Pinch each of-jeera, methi, saunf, urad dal, curry leaves and 1 Red chilly

How to make TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew

  1. Cut the vegetables lengthwise or into medium sized cubes.
  2. In a pressure pan or cooker, add water, 2 tsp salt, green chillies, turmeric, rice rava. Add papaya cubes and radish cubes. Cook till a single whistle.
  3. Add white pumpkin, red pumpkin, brinjal cubes and boil almost till whistle. Add ladyfinger towards the end and let it simmer. Add required water for a soupy consistency.
  4. In a seasoning ladle or small kadai, add 2 tsp of oil. Make a seasoning of mustard, jeera, saunf, urad dal, curry leaves, garlic and red chilly.
  5. Add the seasoning to the stew and let it simmer for a while.
  6. Allow it to rest for an hour and the tangy flavours will infuse.
  7. Serve with Rice in a big bowl.
My Tip: a) The sond picture is preparation from my pedda atta.. Slightly thicker version. b) In a similar manner, Thotakura Pulusu (AMARANTH) a slight variation – boil the leaves, stem, ladys finger, tamarind, rice rava, jaggery, turmeric and salt. Add masala of roasted and ground garlic, mustard and red chilli. Mango Pulusu: Pulusu made of Dry mango, coarsely ground mustard, chilly and turmeric powder with seasoning of mustard, jeera, hing, garlic and curry leaves.

Reviews for TARAVANI PULUSU - a tangy vegetable stew (1)

Kamesh Yalamartya year ago
Madam Thank you for a forgotten recipe. Can you please tell about making Taravani. Thank you
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