Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Manathakkali Vatral (Vatha) Kuzhambu (Sun dried Black Night Shade Gravy)




Ingredients

Dry Roast
  • Red chillies - 5
  • Red gram - 2 tsp
  • Black gram - 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper corns - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • Mustard - a pinch
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 15  
Other Ingredients
  • Shallots - 15
  • Garlic - 1
  • Tamarind - lemon size
  • Turmeric powder - 3/4 tsp
  • Vatral/Vathal - a handful
  • Chana dhal - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - a pinch
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafotida - 1/4 tsp
  • Jaggery - 1/2 lemon size
  • curry leaves -  few
  • Oil - 5 tsp
  • Salt as needed
 Method
  • Dry Roast all the ingredients under the topic dry roast.
  • Grind it to coarse powder and keep aside.
  • Now Grind the shallots and garlic to a fine paste.
  • To this paste add the powder and again grind to a smooth paste.
  • In a kadai, add the oil.
  • When it is hot, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, chana dhal, vatral and fry it.
  • To this add the smooth paste and mix well.
  • Keep in low flame as the bubbles forms and splits out.
  • To this add the tamarind water, turmeric powder, salt and jaggery.
  • Cook till the oil separates out.
  • Serve hot with white rice.


2 lovely comments:

அப்பாவி தங்கமணி

Wow...looks delicious...especially the way you displayed with rice and vadagam... yummy...

NIDHYA

Vatha kuzhambu looks just like my mom makes at home. You nailed it. Looks thick and finger-licking.

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