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Potato and Brinjal Kuzhambu Recipe

Potato and Brinjal Kuzhambu is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Simmer Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Potatoes - 1/2 Kg.
  • Brinjals - 1/2 Kg.
  • Tamarind - 1 lime-sized ball.
  • oil - 3-4 tbsp.
  • Mustard - 1 tsp.
  • Sambar Onions - 1/2 cup, peeled.
  • Garlic - 4 cloves, crushed.
  • Ginger - 2 cm, crushed.
  • Curry leaves.
  • Tomatoes - 2, chopped.
  • Curry powder - 2 tbsp or to taste| Salt - to taste| For Curry Powder (dry roast and grind):
  • Red Chillies - 20.
  • Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp.
  • Turmeric root - one small piece.
  • Fennel - 2 tsp.
  • Black pepper Corns - 1 tsp.
  • Bengal Gram (channa) dal - 4 tbsp.
  • A few sun dried curry leaves.
  • How to Make Potato and Brinjal Kuzhambu:

    1. Peel and cut potatoes into 6-8 pieces each, lengthways.
    2. Cut brinjals to match potato pieces.
    3. Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water and extract the juice.
    4. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard.
    5. When it splutters, add curry leaves and onions. Fry till onions are light brown.
    6. Add garlic and ginger and fry till fragrant.
    7. Add potatoes, brinjal and salt. Add 1 cup of water, cover and simmer till they are cooked.
    8. Add tomatoes, curry powder and tamarind extract.
    9. Simmer without covering till the gravy thickens.





     

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