Mar 19, 2015

Chettinad Masala Kuzhambu Recipe

I have been making lots of kuzhambu recipes recently, i am getting very fond of chettinad kuzhambu and making them quite often. This is what i made couple days back and yesterday i made saiva meen kuzhambu. Delicious it was. 

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And you have to check this link for the array of kuzhambu recipes

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 to 35 mins
Serves : 4
Recipe Source : Sharmi's Passions


For Masala:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Onion - 1 medium size chopped
Tomato - 2 chopped
Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp

For Gravy:
Oil - 3 tblspn
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
Bay Leaf - 1
Cinnamon - 1 small piece
Onion - 1 medium size chopped
Garlic - 5 cloves chopped
Brinjal - 2 cut into long slices
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste


Heat 1 tblspn oil in a kadai. add in the onions, tomatoes and cook till it turns mushy. Take this in a blender, add in coconut and fennel seeds, make it into a fine puree. Set aside.

Now heat some more oil in the same kadai. Add in fennel seeds, cinnamon and bay leaf. Saute for a min.

Add in onion, garlic and saute for 2 mins or so.

Add in brinjal and toss well. Now add in chilli, coriander and turmeric powder. Toss well.

Add in water and cook till brinjal is half cooked, add in coconut masala and cook till oil separates.

Serve over rice.

Take all your ingredients

Heat some oil in a kadai

Add in some onions and tomatoes

saute till the tomatoes turn mushy

take it in a blender

add in coconut

and some fennel seeds

make this into a smooth puree
Heat some oil in the same kadai

add in some fennel seeds, cinnamon and bay leaf

add in some chopped garlic cloves

add in some onions

cook till the onions turn soft

add in sliced brinjals

toss well in the oil

once it is well mixed

add in coriander, chilli and turmeric powder

toss well

pour in water

mix well

add some salt and cook till the brinjal is done

now the brinjal is half cooked

add in the coconut masala

bring it to a boil and cook till oil separates




  1. definitely it luks yum....!!!wud surely want to try d recipe....tx fo sharing :-)


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