Chettinad Kathrika Kohzumbu


Brinjal                               5,diced
Turmeric powder          1 tsp
Coriander powder         1 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder                   2 tsp
Grated coconut                2 tsp
Salt                                         as per taste
Curry leaves                  a few
Fenugreek seeds            1/2 tsp
Garlic pods                       2 tsp,chopped
Ginger                                2 tsp,chopped
Pepper   powder              1/2 tsp
Tamarind water               1 cup
Urad dal                               1 tsp
Mustard seeds                    1 tsp
Cumin seeds                        1 tsp
Green chillies                     3,chopped
Red dry chillies                 3,cut into 3 pieces


-Cut brinjal into round pieces,each piece about 1cm thick.
-Mix together turmeric powder,chilly powder,salt & a little water to make a paste.Apply the paste on brinjal pieces & keep it for 10 minutes.
-Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan.Fry the brinjal till it turns brown & keep it aside.
-Take a tawa,add cumin seeds,chana dal,urad dal & fenugreek seeds.Do a dry roast & powder them.
– Add curry leaves,green chillies,red chillies,ginger & garlic.

-Now add coconut,grinded powder,pepper,turmeric,chilly,coriander powders.Mix well.
-Add tamarind water & brinjal into it.
-Add salt,garam masala & mix well.
-Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves & have it with rice & ghee.

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