KATHIRIKAI PULI KULAMBU RECIPE, TRADITIONAL KUZHAMBU VARIETIES OF TAMIL NADU
 
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BRINJAL PULI KUZHAMBU RECIPE, KATHIRIKAI PULI KUZHAMBU RECIPE, KATHIRIKAI KUZHAMBU RECIPE, எண்ணெய் கத்தரிக்காய் குழம்பு, குறைந்த எண்ணையில் கத்திரிக்காய் குழம்பு செய்வது எப்படி
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Recipe type: KUZHAMBU RECIPE
Cuisine: TAMILNADU
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil/எள் எண்ணெய்
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds / கடுகு
  • ¼ tsp Fenugreek Seeds / Vendayam / Methi/வெந்தயம்
  • A sprig Curry leaves/கறிவேப்பிலை
  • 1 medium-sized onion / வெங்காயம்
  • 1 medium-sized tomato/ தக்காளி
  • 200g brinjal slit/கத்திரிக்காய்
  • Salt to taste/உப்பு
  • 2 tbsp coconut/தேங்காய்
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder/மஞ்சள் தூள்
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Powder/மிளகாய் தூள்
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Powder/கொத்தமல்லி தூள்
  • 1 Lemon sized Tamarind(puli)/எலுமிச்சை அளவிலான புளி
  • Water as needed/தண்ணீர்
Instructions
  1. Soak tamarind(puli) in water for 10 mins. Squeeze and extract the juice, keep aside.
  2. chop onion & tomatoes into small pieces and slit the down part of brinjal, keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, Once the mustard seeds started splutter add curry leaves.
  4. Add in onion or shallots(Chinna Vengayam), brinjal(kathiriakai) and tomatoes and saute for 5 mins till it slightly turns golden.
  5. Add tamarind extract and mix well.
  6. Add in spice powders like turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder, salt and mix well.
  7. grind coconut and add directly to the kuzhambu and mix well.
  8. Bring it to a boil, simmer for 10 to 15 mins till the oil oozes on top.
  9. kathirikai Puli kuzhambu is ready now you can Serve with steamed rice.
Notes
you can use veggie of your choice like drumstick, ladies' finger, etc.
you can skip coconut
adjust the spice and salt level according to your taste buds.
extract the thick tamarind
adjust the water level if you want thick puli kuzhambu to add little water.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at http://www.premascook.com/2019/11/kathirikai-puli-kulambu-recipe.html