Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Konda kadalai kulambu



Konda kadalai - 1 cup 

Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbs 

Onion - 1 (medium size)(Chopped)

Tomato - 2  (medium size)(Chopped)

Coconut - 1 tbs (shreded)

Fennel seed - 1 tsp

Asafoetida - a pinch

Red chilly powder - 2 tsp 

Coriander powder - 2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Green Curry leaves - a handfull

Green Coriander leaves - a handfull

Salt to taste

Oil as you need


Wash and soak the konda kadalai over night and cook with a pinch of salt and turmeric. 

After cook the konda kadalai drain the water and keep it aside.

Chop the onion and tomato nicely.

Grind the shreded coconut with fennel seed and a few curry leaves.

In a bowl mix red chilly powder, coriander powder, salt and 

turmeric powder with one cup of water.

Clean and chopped the curry and the coriander leaves.

In a pan at medium heat put oil , add onion saute 

till it comes pink in colour, add asafoetida and  ginger garlic paste.

And then add tomatoes mix  well and add the cooked konda kadalai and 

then  the powder  mixture. Allow sometime to cook and mix with the masala.

Finally add the ground coconut paste, adjust the quantity 

and consistancy and cook for another 5 minutes at medium heat. 

Garnish with the chopped fresh curry and coriander leaves.

Serve with hot rice or chapatties or as side dish...