Maavathal kuzhambu

Mavathal kuzhambu:

Ma (Mango)vathal, Kathiri( Brinjal) Vathal, Avarai Vathal, Cluster beans (Kothavarai )Vathal and much more…Vathal Kuzhambu is an authentic South Indian specialty.Many varieties are made with these vathals, Mandi with( Rice drained water)Puli Kuzhambu hot and spicy, Thanni Kuzhambu mild and diluted, paruppu Kuzhambu.Vathals are nothing but sun-dried vegetables prepared during the season and stored for year-long usage.

Maa Vathal may also be used in combination with Pasippayaru (whole green moong ) or Thattapayiru (cowpeas)to make Kuzhambu.

Mango vathal-7 nos washed and soaked for 20 minutes

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Brinjal can be added if you prefer-3

Toor dal 2 tbsp boiled

Tomato-1 no chopped

Onion chopped-1

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Sambar masala powder-1 Tsp

Salt-1 Tsp

For seasoning:


Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida-2 pinch

Curry leaves-1 twig



Method to prepare:

Add soaked Mango Vathal, Onion, and chopped tomatoes cook for a whistle along with cooked  Toor Dal.

After the  steam released add Turmeric powder, Sambar masala powder, asafoetida and Salt allow it to boil for 3 minutes’

Season it with the above-mentioned ingredients add finely chopped the onion and curry leaves.




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