What is Mochakottai?

What is Mochakottai?

Mochakottai, also known just as Mochai, is a high protein rich dry bean extensively used in South Indian cuisine.

How do you make Mochakottai Curry?


  1. Soak mochai overnight in water. Soak it and take it in a pressure cooker.
  2. Add salt. Pin.
  3. Add water. Pin.
  4. Cover and pressure cook for 6 whistle. Then simmer for 15 mins.
  5. In a pan heat some oil.crackle in some fennel seeds. Pin.
  6. Add in onions, garlic and tomatoes. Pin.
  7. Saute them for a min.
  8. Add coconut.

How do you boil Mochakottai?

Add the pressure cooked Mochai kottai and along with the water and allow it to boil for atleast 12-15 mins. (Add water if necessary). When the kuzhambu gets thick enough and the mochai gets well cooked in it,transfer to the serving bowl.

What is the English name of Vanpayar?

English Hindi Malayalam
Chickpea, white (Garbanzo beans) Kabuli chana, chole Vella Kadala
Cowpeas, red Lobia Vanpayar
Field beans Val
Green gram, split and skinned Moong dal, dhuli Cheruparipu

What is the English name for Mochai kottai?

So, I have been searching for the name for the mocha-kottai in English and the closest I could come to was the field beans.

What is karamani in English?

Cow peas (Black Eye Beans) Karamani/Thatta Payiru.

How do you cook cannellini beans without soaking?

How to cook dried beans without soaking

  1. Rinse dry beans and place in an oven-safe pot.
  2. Fill water to cover beans by two or three inches and add salt.
  3. Cover with a heavy lid and bake for 2 hours at 375°.
  4. Check for doneness with a taste-test; bake longer, in 30-minute increments, if needed.

What is Muthira English?

Horse gram (മുതിര) is a reddish-brown bean , which is lesser known.It is called as Muthira (in Malayalam) , Horse gram,Cowpea(in English), Kulathi(in Hindi) and Kollu(in Tamil). Its botanical name is Macrotyloma uniflorum . This is commonly used in South India.

What is the English name of Pachari?

English : Raw Rice. Tamil : Pacharisi. Malayalam : Pachari. Telugu : Pachi Biyyam / Biyyamu.

What is Ulundhu English?

black lentil. Last Update: 2014-01-08.

What is white karamani in English?

cow gram in tamil. Last Update: 2020-09-23. Usage Frequency: 1.

Is karamani good for health?

Black-eyed peas are highly nutritious and associated with many impressive health benefits. In particular, they may help support weight loss, improve heart health, and promote digestive health.