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Simple Kaththirikkai Kochchu Recipe

Simple Kaththirikkai Kochchu is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

    1. Cut eggplant into small cubes, remove seeds.
    2. Heat oil in a vessel, add asafoetida powder, mustard, fenugreek, and channa dal.
    3. When mustard splutters, add the eggplant pieces and saute in medium flame till the pieces shrivels.
    4. 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.
    5. Add turmeric powder a little and the ground powder and let it boil for some more time till oil separates.
    6. Serve.


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