Aratikaya Ava Pettina Koora (Raw Banana Curry with Mustard Paste)

Ava Pettadam is a classic Andhra technique that adds zing to the most insipid koora or pulusu. It is very simple, soak some mustard with rice, and grind it to a paste with a red chilli or two. Add this paste to the koora or pulusu. This recipe is for

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Cabbage Ava Pettina Koora (Cabbage Curry with Mustard Paste)

This is a Cabbage Curry/Koora variation that I absolutely love. The ava/mustard paste gives the cabbage koora just the right touch of spiciness. Ingredients Cabbage/Gobi – 1/2 Kg Mustard Seeds – 1.5 tsp Raw Rice – 1 tbsp Udad Dal/Husked Black Gram – 1 tsp Red Chillies – 1 Green Chillies

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