Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Thattapayaru- Brinjal Kulambu



Thattapayaru - 1/2 cup 

Tamarind juice - 1/2 cup 

Small onion - 15 to 20

Tomato - 2 nos

Brinjal - 4 nos

Mustars seeds - 1/4 tsp

Turmeric powder - a pinch

Sambar powder - 2 tbs

Coconut - 1/4 cup (shreded)

Curry leaves - handfull

Oil - 2 tbs

 Asafoetida - a pinch

Method :

Cook the thatta payaru and keep it a side

In a pan of oil add coconut, one tomato , 6 to 8 onions and a little bit of curry leaves

fry until they turn brown.

Take that and blend them in the blender.

In a pan of oil, add the mustard seeds , asafoetida and curry leaves and the leftover

onion (not the blended ones) and brinjal.

Fry them all together until they cook .

Add the tamarind juice (also mix some water for non thickness),

Turmeric, Sambar Powder, and Salt to this.

Stir the mixture a little, then cover it with the lid. Let it cook for 10-15 mins.

Now add the thatta payir to this mixture. Stir it again,

then close, and let it cook for another 15-20 mins.

After that, add the blended mixture of coconut and onions and stir it .

Close the lid and let it cook for another 10 mins.

Now it is ready to serve, you may serve with rice or use it as a side dish.


  1. Lovely combination...Love this with rice!

  2. is that rajma the red kidney beans punitha

    with rice it looks delicious
    how have u been

    havent seen u a lot in past few days
    take care

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    1. Hi Meena ,

      Thank you for your support Dear:)

      This is not Rajma ,

      This is called as karamani or Thatta payaru.

      I'll come as soon as possible Meena :)

  3. Delicious kuzhambu.. Very inviting..

  4. The combo sounds delicious..healthy one

  5. One of my favourite gravy..YOu make me hungry dear..

  6. My frnds used to bring this. I wish to try this.. bookmarked :)

  7. I love brinjals. This dish is perfect with rice. I love it!

  8. Kulambu looks delicious...love ur receipes...Happy to follow you:)Will be glad if you follow back...