Wednesday, July 20, 2011


Sothi is a simple and easy dish.  I have always used fresh coconut milk, though have known people making them out from instant coconut milks and evaporated milks.

coconut milk from about 1coconut approximately 8 cups- make sure it is not so thick nor so thin.
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 onion - chopped finely
1 red chilly - sliced
1 tsp of ginger garlic paste
sprig of curry leaves
1 tomato - chopped small
1 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste

1.  Heat a pot. once hot, add in fenugreek, when it starts to splutter.
2.  Add in the onions, saute for a few mins till soft.
3.  Add in tomatoes, ginger garlic paste and chilly. Saute further till the tomatoes are soft.
4.  Once the tomatoes are soft, add in coconut milk, add in turmeric powder and salt to taste
5.  On slow fire, let the coconut milk to boil slowly.  
6.  Make sure it does not start to break into oil lumps.  Stir, slowly add in curry leaves and remove from fire.

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