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Thenga Kozhambu Recipe

Thenga Kozhambu 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
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - grated Coconut
  • 1 tsp - vendhayam (fenugreek)
  • 5-6 - Red Chillies
  • lemon-sized Tamarind
  • Salt, Asafoetida - to taste
  • ssorted vegetables - as per need
  • How to Make Thenga Kozhambu:

    1. Take the tamarind and squeeze it in 500 ml of water. Add salt, asafoetida and any vegetable (usually okra, chow-chow or drumstick) and boil.
    2. Take a pan and fry vendhayam, red chillies in one tsp of oil.
    3. Grind this with coconut in a mixie after adding a little water.
    4. Add this paste to the boiling mixture.
    5. Cook till the vegetable is done.
    6. If the kozhambu is too watery, take a tsp of rice flour and make a paste using a little water. Add this to the kozhambu and boil for 5 minutes.
    7. Season it with mustard seeds.


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