Vazhaithandu / Plantain pith - 300 gms (finely chopped) Onion - 1/2 cup (finely chopped) Green chillies - 2 (cut into 2 inch pieces) Whole red chillies - 2 Sambar powder - 2 tsp Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp Coconut, grated - 2 tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Urad dal - 1 tsp Curry leaves - 1 sprig Salt - to taste Oil - 2 tsp
Connect the power cord to ROBOCOOK and switch ‘ON’ button. Press the Sauté́ Button in front dashboard and wait for 30 secs for the inner cooking pot to get heated up.
Add oil to the cooking pot, then add mustard seeds, whole red chillies, urad dal and roast till the mustards seeds crackle.
Place the closing lid over the top, Turn and place the Pointer in ‘Close’ Position. Ensure the lid is firmly closed and Pressure release button should be on ‘DOWN’ Position.
Press the ‘Manual’ pre-set menu button in the ROBOCOOK with Medium option and set 4 mins as time. PIC TECHNOLOGY pre-sets temperature/pressure/timer for pre-cooking
After Pre-Cooking is done the cooking countdown will appear and starts down from 4 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 the methods
Now TWIST and Open the cooker. Press the ‘Saute’ button in the dashboard. Add grated coconut and mix well and let cook till all the moisture if there is any to evaporate fully. Switch off the unit.
Serve this Vazhaithandu thoran as a side dish with rice