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 - 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.