Monday, June 11, 2012

Thotakura pulusu koora

Thotakura leaves and stalks 3cups(or one bunch)
Onion small chopped 1
Tomato chopped 1
Green chilli 2
Lemon size tamarind (soaked)
Turmeric powder 1/2tsp
Red chilli powder 1-1 1/2tsp
Salt to taste

Oil 2tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Urad dal(Gram dal) 1/2tsp
Channa dal 1/2tsp
Red chilli 2 (tear into pieces)
Hing pinch
Garlic cloves crushed 2-3
Onion small finely chopped 1
Curry leaves 10

1. Wash the thotakura and keep it side.
2. In a vessel take thotakura, onion, tomato, green chillis, tamarind and one cup water, cover with lid and cook on medium flame for 10minutes.
3. Now add salt, Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder if needed then add 1/2 cup water and cook with out lid until thotakura becomes soft.
4. Make it as a mushed course paste by using a spoon.(u can skip this step) 
5. Heat oil in a vessel or pan add mustard seeds, cumin seeds let them crack, add urad dal, channa dal fry until they become red, add red chillis fry for few seconds, add onion, hing, garlic and curry leaves fry for 1-2 minutes.
6. Now add cooked  thotakura mixture to popu and combined well.
7. Keep it on low-medium  flame for 2minutes.
6. Serve hot with rice.


  1. Thotakura pulusu - so tasty with hot rice and a spoon of ghee!

  2. Do we need to use onion for both. In thotakure paste as well as in talimbu.

  3. Do we need to use onion for both. In thotakure paste as well as in talimbu.

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  5. THotakura pulusu is very nice with hot rice and roties

  6. i have never tried this...will surely check this out looks yummy

  7. There is no need to add tamarind. We can prepare it without adding tamarind coz we r adding tomatoes. Tamarind not gud for all especially for those with gastric probs



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