Onions and potatoes cooked with fennel and garlic flavoured coconut gravy. A perfect side dish for Idly / Dosa. An authentic side dish from the Thanjavur region.
Grind all the ingredients mentioned under "to grind" with little water into a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
Once they start spluttering, add the pearl onions and green chillies; sauté them until the onions turn translucent.
Then add the ground paste and sauté them until the raw smell of the fennel seeds goes off; around 3-4 minutes.
Then add the cooked potatoes and dhal. Add some water to dilute it. Once it boils together, garnish it with coriander leaves.
Turn off the flame. Squeeze the lemon juice. Serve with idli & dosa.
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