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Kathirikaai (Egg Plant) Kaara Kuzhambu Recipe

Kathirikaai (Egg Plant) Kaara Kuzhambu is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 4 - small Egg plants
  • 4 pods - Garlic
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • paste of lemon-sized Tamarind
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp - Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - Bengal Gram
  • A pinch of Turmeric
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry
  • How to Make Kathirikaai (Egg Plant) Kaara Kuzhambu:

    1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai.
    2. Add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
    3. Add the Bengal gram, crushed garlic, curry leaves, turmeric and asafoetida.
    4. Now make slits in the brinjal.
    5. Add the brinjals and fry them for 2 mins.
    6. Now add 2 cups water and add the tamarind to the mixture.
    7. Allow it to boil for another 3-4 mins.
    8. Add the chilli powder and salt.
    9. Serve hot with rice.


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