VegetarianVegetarian Curries Eluppathil Olan by FehmidaKhader August 7, 2007 written by FehmidaKhader August 7, 2007 Olan is an important part of Onam Sadhya dishes and also one of the most simplest recipes. It tastes delicious with a nice fragrance of coconut milk. It is a traditional recipe of Kerala. Print Recipe Votes: 1 Rating: 4 You: Rate this recipe! Cuisine Kerala Prep Time 20 minutes Servings people MetricUS Imperial Ingredients Ash gourd(Kumbalanga) - 250 gm Payar - 1 cup Green chillies(split) - 2 to Salt(As reqd) - Thick coconut milk(or as reqd) - Cuisine Kerala Prep Time 20 minutes Servings people MetricUS Imperial Ingredients Ash gourd(Kumbalanga) - 250 gm Payar - 1 cup Green chillies(split) - 2 to Salt(As reqd) - Thick coconut milk(or as reqd) - Votes: 1 Rating: 4 You: Rate this recipe! Instructions Soak the payar for 1 - 2 hours. Cut kumbalanga into big cubes. Pressure cook payar and kumbalanga along with curry leaves, 2 tbsp coconut milk, green chillies and salt upto 2 whistles. :- Add less water since kumbalanga is watery. Add coconut milk to the cooked payar and kumbalanga. Heat on a low flame for 2 mins. Splutter mustard, dry red chillies, sliced onions and curry leaves in coconut oil and add it to olan. :- In South Kerala, pumpkin is not usually used. Also it is not a thick curry. :- If there is too much of water after kumbalam and payar is cooked, do not throw it away. It can be used in soups. Share this Recipe DinnerEasyLunchSidedish 1 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail FehmidaKhader Related Posts Mushroom Fry Kerala Sambar Easy to make Kerala Appam – Traditional Mushroom Masala Easy Green Peas Curry Kerala Style Kadala Curry Kerala Style 1 comment Mini February 13, 2008 - 12:00 am I usually cook this way and it is delicious.Thankyou. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Remember my details in this browser for the next time to post comment.