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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Vathakuzhambu

  • Soak the tamarind in 2.5 cups of water. Heat 2 tbsp of oil(preferably sesame oil) in a kadai. Add mustard seeds and allow to splutter.
  • Then add urad dal and chana dal (each 1 tsp), fry them till its golden brown.
  • Add chopped onions and saute them till is soft and light brown.
  • Pour the 2.5 cups of tamarind extract over the onions.
  • Add salt, sambhar mix, asafoetida, and allow it to boil for some time.
  • The quantity of the tamarind extract should reduce to 2 cups.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice.
  • Note: Instead of onions, we can also use brinjal, lady's finger, drumstick and pumpkin (orange).