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For vatha kuzhambu the perfect combo can be steamed rice and chutta appalam (roasted papad). So here i thought of showing the combo.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 to 40 mins
Gingelly Oil - ¼ cup
Dried Tukey Berry / Sundaikkai - 3 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - ½ tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - ⅛ tsp
Curry leaves a small handful
Onion - 1 large sliced
Garlic - 10 cloves peeled
Chilli Powder - 1 tblspn
Coriander Powder - 3 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Jaggery - 1 tblspn
Tamarind - 1 lemon size
Water as needed
Papad for toasting
Soak tamarind in water for 5 mins, squeeze and drain the pulp.
Heat oil in a earthernware pot, add in turkey berry and fry till golden. Drain and set aside.
Now add in mustard, urad dal, cumin, curry leaves and asafoetida in it.
Add in onions, garlic and saute for a min.
Add in tamarind water, spice powders, salt and jaggery. Mix well.
Now bring this to a boil and simmer for 15 mins or so.
Now serve with papad. For toasting papad, show the papad over open flame using a tongs and keep flipping so it gets evenly toasted on all sides.
Remove and serve.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Heat oil in a pan|
|add in dried turkey berry..sundakkai|
|fry till crispy|
|set aside in a bowl|
|In the same oil|
|add in mustard, cumin and urad dal|
|add in curry leaves|
|add in asafoetida|
|fry for a min|
|add in onions and garlic|
|fry for a min|
|add in tamarind water|
|add some more water|
|give a good mix|
|Add in chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder|
|add in salt and little jaggery|
|add in the berries|
|boil till it gets thick|
|now it has got thick|
|Now lets make the chutta appalam or toasted papad|
|take your papad|
|toast it on open flame|
|keep flipping and keep toasting|
|it will slowly gets toasted|
|store it in a air tight container|
|This taste great with the vathal kuzhambu and rice|