Had some fresh kokum peels and so soaked them and cooked them and made devastana saaru or burri jevan saaru what we Amchis call it.
I have just replaced the tomatoes with kokum.
Tastes so yumm.
Chana dal-1 spn
Water -2 cups
Grated coconut-1 table spn
Coriander seeds-1 .5 t spn
Pepper corns-6 to 8
Urad dal-1/2 spn
Hing- big as a pea
Oil-2 table spoons
Salt as per taste
Coriander leaves chopped-1 handful
Jaggery grated-1 table spoon
Curry leaves-1 sprig
1.Heat a spoon of coconut oil and roast the chana dal followed by urad dal, methi seeds,cumin, coriander seeds, pepper corns,red chillies, kokum peels and grated coconut.
2.Now grind it to paste along with Hing and water.
3.Add a little water and the ground mixture to the kokum water and salt to taste and jaggery.
4.Give a proper boil and temper it with mustard seeds and curry leaves in a spoonful of coconut oil.
5.Garnish with coriander leaves.