Simple Kaththirikkai Kochchu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Large eggplant - 2
  • Tamarind extract - 1.5 cups
  • Sesame Oil
  • Mustard - 1 tbsp
  • Fenugreek - 1 tsp
  • Channa Dal - 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Turmeric powder
  • Salt - to taste
  • For Powder:
  • Coriander seeds- 2 tsp
  • Red chillies - 10
  • Chick peas -2 tsp

How to Make Simple Kaththirikkai Kochchu

  • Cut eggplant into small cubes, remove seeds.
  • Heat oil in a vessel, add asafoetida powder, mustard, fenugreek, and channa dal.
  • When mustard splutters, add the eggplant pieces and saute in medium flame till the pieces shrivels.
  • Add in the ground powder (coriander seeds, red chillies and chick peas), tamarind extract and salt, and let it boil till the pieces become mushy.
  • Add turmeric powder a little and the ground powder and let it boil for some more time till oil separates.
  • Serve.