Kathirikkai Kara Kuzhambu

Kathirikkai Kara Kuzhambu(Kathirikkai Puli Kuzhambu):

Kathirikkai Puli Kuzhambu is spicy and tangy curry, main ingredients are tender Brinjal cooked in Tamarind extract and masala. South Indian special Brinjal curry is prepared as special in our regular menu. This attracts all age people and grabs their interest is its specialty. Brinjal sauteed in oil then cooked with tamarind extract and other masalas to enhance the taste.

Kathirikkai puli kuzhambu
IKathirikkai puli kuzhambu

Ingredients:

Brinjal-1/4 kg

Onion(shallots)-50 gms

Garlic-50 gms

Curry leaves

Tomato-50 gms or 1 big chopped

Sambar masala powder-2 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Tamarind extract-2 tbsp (one small lemon sized)

To temper:

Oil-1 1/2 tbsp

Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Method:

1. Peel Onion, Garlic cut lengthwise, chop Tomato and cut Brinjal into 2 halves slit on top of each.

2.Heat oil in a wide thick bottom pan, season with above “To temper Ingredients”.

3. Add cut onion and Garlic saute well, add cut Brinjal let it cook in oil until the color of Brinjal changes.

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4. Add curry leaves and Tomato, sprinkle some Salt and Turmeric powder mix it all together.

5. Add sambar masala powder and Tamarind juice to it, add a cup of water and allow it to cook.

6. Remove from flame when brinjal gets cooked and oil floats on top.

Serve with plain cooked rice and paruppu thogayal or Koottu.

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Note:

Grind few Onion shallots and Tomato add to the curry, for more gravy or add 1/2 cup of coconut milk at last.

Plain Puli Kuzhambu

 

Plain Puli Kuzhambu

 

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