Khatkhate Recipe (Karwar Style Mixed Vegetable Curry With Toor Dal & Coconut)
Khatkate is basically a konkani mixed vegetable curry with toor dal and coconut.
Khatkate is basically a konkani mixed vegetable curry with toor dal and coconut. This dish is common in almost all konkani houses. A variety of mixed seasonal veggies are used to make to Khatkhate. Its a no onion no garlic dish. Addition of tirphal or Sichuan pepper gives a unique flavour to this curry.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Karwar recipes such as
- 1/2 cup Toor Dal (Arhar Whole)
- 2 cups Mixed vegetables , (beans, carrot, potato, peas, drumstick, radish, taro root)
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 2 tablespoons Jaggery , adjustable
- 5 Kokum , soak in hot water and extract juice
- Salt , to taste For the gravy
- 1/2 Fresh coconut , grated
- 4 Dry red chillies
- 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
- 8 Sichuan peppercorns For tempering
- 2 teaspoons Cooking oil
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
- Curry leaves , few
Directions for Khatkhate Recipe (Karwar Style Mixed Vegetable Curry With Toor Dal & Coconut)
To begin making the Khatkhate recipe, wash and pressure cook toor dal with a pinch of turmeric for 2-3 whistles. Once cooked, mash it well and keep aside.
Dice the vegetables and cook them with enough water. They should just be cooked. make sure you don't overcook them.
Meanwhile, grind coconut, red chillies, coriander powder and turmeric powder with little water to a smooth paste. Add sichuan pepper and grind the paste again for few more seconds.
When the vegetables are almost done, add ground coconut paste and mashed toor dal. Add salt, kokam and jaggery. Mix everything well and bring to boil .
Finally prepare the tempering for the curry. Heat oil in a kadhai. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Cook for about a minute and then pour it on Khatkhate.
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