Wednesday, February 6, 2013

ThotaKura Pulusu Koora (Using Pressure Cooker/Pan)

  • ThotaKura-1 bunch
  • Tamarind-little
  • Onion- 1 small
  • Green Chillies- 2no
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder- a pinch
  • Water little 
  • Bengalgram-1/2tbsp soak in water (optional)
For Seasoning:
  • Oil-1tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds-1/2tsp
  • Cumin Seeds-1/2tsp
  • Bengal gram-1/2tsp
  • Red Chilly-2no
  • Asafoetida / Hing- a pinch
  • Curryleaves-5no
  • Garlic Pods-2no
Cooking Process:
  • Clean the bunch of Leafy Vegetable /Thotakura under water or put the bunch into a vessel containing water for few seconds.
  • Later remove it from water and put it on any Net or holed Plate.By doing this water can be reduced.
  • Now on the chopping board cut this finely.
  • Cut onion and Green chillies Finely.
  • Now take a Pan,add oil in to i and keephe flame low for Seasoning.
  • Once the oil get heated add all the Seasoning ingridients 1 by 1.
  • Then add the Chopped Onions and Chillies,Cook it and add the chopped Vegetable,tamarind.
  • Add Turmeric powder,salt and red chilli powder.
  • Mix them well and add little water to get Tangy.( Add Soaked Bengalgram)
  • Close the lid and place the Whistle and cook for 2 Whistles.
  • When done wait to release all the pressure and open it ,If the curry is too loose with water put it on stove top and mix with a spoon to get a good Consistency.
  • Taste this curry with a Rice or Roti.


  • You can do Seasoning after or before cooking the curry.
  • If you like Bengalgram u can add a little more  while cooking.