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Thatta Payir Kuzhambu Recipe

Thatta Payir Kuzhambu is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 20 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - thatta payir (cowpea)
  • 1/8 cup - Tamarind water
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 - big Onion (or) 6 - small Onions
  • 5 - Cloves of Garlic
  • Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • To grind to a paste:
  • 1/4 cup - Coconut
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 1/2 - big Onion
  • 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 2 tbsp - pressure cooked thatta payir
  • How to Make Thatta Payir Kuzhambu:

    1. Dry roast thatta payir till slightly browned and a nice aroma comes out.
    2. Pressure cook with 1 cup water, salt and turmeric powder for up to 5 to 6 whistles in medium flame. Keep aside.
    3. Heat oil in a kadai and temper with urad dal, curry leaves and garlic. Add the onion, saute till it turns transparent and keep aside.
    4. Heat a little oil in a kadai; add the half onion and tomatoes, saute till tomatoes turn slightly mushy and the raw smell goes.
    5. Grind it along with 2 tbsp of cooked thattapayir, coconut and fennel seeds to a fine paste and keep aside.
    6. Add the 'tempered' items to the pressure cooked thatta payir.
    7. Give a quick stir and add the coconut paste.
    8. Add chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.
    9. Allow it to boil for some time.
    10. Then add tamarind pulp and some water if it is too thick.
    11. Serve hot with steamed rice or dosas.
    12. Let it rest for an hour for the curry to blend well.
    13. Recipe courtesy: Sharmis Passions
    14. http://www.sharmispassions.com/




     

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