Plantain pith or Vazhathandu - 2 to 3 tbsp (cut into match sticks) Yellow Moong dal - 1/4 cup (rinsed well) Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp Red chili powder or black pepper powder - 1/2 tsp Shallots or sambar onions - 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped) Chickpea flour or besan or kadalai maavu - 2 tbsp Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp Salt - to taste
Wash and soak moong dal for 10 mins.
Connect the power cord to ROBOCOOK and switch the ‘ON’ button. Press the Sauté́ Button in the front dashboard and wait for 30 secs for the inner cooking pot to get heated up.
Add plantain pith, soaked moong dal, sambar onion, turmeric powder, red chili powder, 1 cup water, salt to the inner cooking pot, and mix well.
Place the closing lid over the top, Turn and place the Pointer in the ‘Close’ Position. Ensure the lid is firmly closed and the Pressure release button should be in ‘DOWN’ Position.
Press the ‘Manual’ menu button in the ROBOCOOK and select “medium”. PIC TECHNOLOGY pre-sets temperature/pressure/timer for pre-cooking and set 5 mins as cooking time.
After Pre-Cooking is done the cooking countdown will appear and starts down from 5 mins. Once the countdown comes down and cooking is completed it stops with 3 Beep sound and automatically switches to KEEP WARM mode. Press ‘Cancel’ if not required.
Wait for 10 mins to get Natural Pressure Release (OR) it can be released manually by pulling ‘UP’ the pressure release button. Ensure the pressure is released completely on both methods
Now TWIST and Open the cooker. Switch on the ‘saute’ mode.
Make a solution by mixing gram flour with 1/3 cup water in a bowl without any lumps. Mix the soup vigorously without mashing the contents completely.
Add the prepared solution to the soup and mix well. Cook for 1 more minute till the soup thickens and the top turns glassy. Garnish with coriander leaves, fried onions, fried garlic and switch off.