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Yennai Kathirikka Recipe

Yennai Kathirikka is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 kg - Brinjals
  • 1/2 kg - small Onions
  • Tamarind - lemon-sized ball
  • 1 tbsp - Channa dal
  • 1 tbsp - Urad Dal
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - Jeera
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 8 - Red Chillies
  • 1 tbsp - Coconut (scraped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Jaggery, to taste
  • Asafoetida -a pinch
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • How to Make Yennai Kathirikka:

    1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and fry urad dal, channa dal, coriander seeds, jeera, pepper, fenugreek and red chillies till they turn golden brown.
    2. Allow to cool and powder coarsely, adding scraped coconut, and keep aside.
    3. Chop onions finely and split brinjals into four, leaving the top portion uncut.
    4. Fry these in a pan for a while till it turns golden brown.
    5. Take a vessel and add the fried vegetables, ground powder, tamarind paste, jaggery, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt.
    6. Now pour in enough water to bring it to sambar consistency and boil till it is done.
    7. Temper with gingili oil and mustard seeds.
    8. Finally garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves.
    9. Serve.
    10. Recipe courtesy: 4th sense cooking


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