Onam Recipes: Olan | Ashgourd and Red Beans Stew
Olan is a very unusual combination of Ash gourd with red lentils in a mild coconut stew. Another must have dish in Onam Sadya and so easy to make that it will surprise you.
Servings Prep Time
4-6people 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4-6people 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Peel and cut the ash gourd into chunky pieces after removing skin. Cook with some water along with slit green chillies and couple of pieces of peeled and cubed arbi
  2. Boil beans till just done. We want them cooked but not mushy
  3. In a heavt bottom mix red lentil and ashgourd. Add required salt. Pour coconut milk and stir well. Let it simmer for 2-3 mins, Don’t allow to boil.
  4. Add the curry leaves and a teaspoon coconut oil. Switch off the heat and it is ready to be served