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Olan - Azuki beans with coconut milk
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

A delicious dish made with azuki beans, ash gourd and coconut milk usually made suring festivals and part of the traditional sadya

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: olan, Olan Azuki beans with ash gourd, olan sadya
Servings: 6 people
  • 2 cups ash-gourd
  • 2 cups azuki beans
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 3 -4 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  1. Soak the azuki beans overnight or for about 5 to 6 hours.

  2. Pressure cook the beans with chopped ash-gourd and green chillies for about 3 whistles.

  3. When the steam is released , add coconut milk and salt.

  4. Add curry leaves.

  5. Bring it to a boil .Add the coconut oil

  6. Enjoy with rice or roti, best goes with sadya or Kerala feast.

Recipe Notes

Fresh or canned coconut milk can be used