Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Kathirikkai vatthakuzhambu

This is one of my fav. recipe given by my friend .It's very easy to make.This one goes well will rice (with little bit ghee)and potato poriyal as a side dish...hmmm yummy...My mother is not used to make this type of vathakuzhambu, she makes "theeyal" which is her version of vatthakuzhambu.Theeyal , to my knowledge is a kerala dish and we who migrated from tamilnadu made it our vatthakuzambu.Shall post "theeyal" recipe later.

Kathirikkai vatthakuzhambu.


Kathirikkai - 2 medium ones
Sambhar powder - 2 tea sp
tamarind - lemon size.
Oil- 4 tbspn
For tadka - mustard,curry leaves,channa dal,urad dal and perungayam.

Soak tamarind and take a thick paste.Cut brinjals into quater pieces.You can use drumsticks, ladies finger also for this recipe.Heat oil in a pan and fry mustard,curry leaves,urad dal,channa dal and perungayam.Now add brinjals and fry for sometime.Now add the sambhar powder and fry until the raw smell goes.This usally take abt 5 min.s.Finall add the tamaring paste and salt.Afte adding little bit of water, let boil.When the gravy becomes thick enough turn off the heat.Serve it hot with rice.

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