Karwar Style Khatkhate Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Curry With Toor Dal & Coconut)

Karwar Style Khatkhate Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Curry With Toor Dal & Coconut) is basically a konkani mixed vegetable curry with toor dal and coconut. This dish is common in almost all konkani houses.  Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal), Mixed vegetables, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Jaggery, Kokum (Malabar Tamarind), Salt, Fresh coconut, Dry Red Chillies, Coriander Powder (Dhania), Sichuan peppercorns, Oil, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Curry leaves   1/2 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal) 2 cups Mixed vegetables , (beans, carrot, potato, peas, drumstick, radish, taro root) 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 2 tablespoons Jaggery , adjustable   5 Kokum (Malabar Tamarind) , soak in hot water and extract juice  Salt , to taste  For the gravy  1/2 Fresh coconut , grated 4 Dry Red Chillies 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania) 8 Sichuan peppercorns For tempering  2 teaspoons Oil 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) Curry leaves , few     10   20     To begin making the Karwar Style Khatkhate Recipe, wash and pressure cook toor dal with a pinch of turmeric for 2-3 whistles. Once cooked, mash it well and keep aside. Dice the vegetables and cook them with enough water in a pressure cooker for one whistle. Turn off the flame and immediately release the pressure. They should just be cooked. make sure you don’t overcook them.Meanwhile, grind coconut, red chillies, coriander powder  and turmeric powder with little water to a smooth paste. Add sichuan pepper and grind the paste again for few more seconds.When the vegetables are almost done, add ground coconut paste and mashed toor dal. Add salt, kokam and jaggery. Mix everything well and bring to boil .Finally prepare the tempering for the curry. Heat oil in a kadhai. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Cook for about a minute and then pour it on Khatkhate. Serve Karwar Style Khatkhate Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Curry With Toor Dal & Coconut) along with Karwar Style Lasani Kadhi and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.