Wednesday, February 23, 2011

KATHIRIKKAI RASAVANGI

BRINJAL RASAVNGI.

         This is the first time i am trying this rasavangi and i got the recipe from my mom during my visit to chennai last year. It came out very nice and i am sharing this  authentic recipe with you all.

Kathirikkai rasavangi

INGREDIENTS

BRINJALS 5-6 NO.
TOOR DHAL (COOKED) 1 CUP
TAMARIND WATER 3/4CUP
URAD DHAL 1 TBLSP
CHANNA DAL 1/2 TBLSP
CORIANDER SEEDS(DHANIA) 1 TBLSP
COCONUT (GRATED) 2 TBLSP
REDCHILLI 4 NO
SAMBHAR POWDER 2TSP
SALT AS NEEDED
TUMERIC POWDER A PINCH
ASAFOETIDA A PINCH
JAGGERY 1/4 TSP
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/2 TSP
OIL 1 TSP

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METHOD:

  • Slit the brinjals lengthwise and soak it in water(to retain the colour)

slit brinjals

  • Soak the tamarind in warm water for 10 minutes and extract water from that .
  • In a kadai, add 1/2 tsp of oil and throw in the urad dhal, coriander seeds,redchilli and channa dal.
  • Fry until it turns into a nice golden brown colour.
  • Allow it to cool and grind it into a fine paste along with coconut.

masla paste

  • Heat the kadai and add the remaining oil and add the mustard seeds.
  • When it splutters add the brinjals to this.
  • Saute for a minute and add the tamarind water,sambhar powder,turmeric powder,salt and asafoetida to this.

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  • Allow this to boil for 7-9 minutes till the brinjal gets cooked.
  • When it is done add the cooked toor dhal.
  • Now add the ground paste to the rasavangi.
  • If the mixture is thick add 1/2 cup of water to that and bring it to a nice boil.

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  • Add the jaggery to this  and switch off the flame.
  • Mix nicely and add curry leaves to this.
  • Serve hot  with rice.

kathirikkai rasavangi

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40 comments:

  1. Great preparation of Dal and brinjal. Excellent recipe.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Rasavangi itself is new to me...havent tasted it..ur version sounds tempting. Liked the first click

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  3. I too make rasavangi similar way,but never tried with my favorite veggie,its always ashgourd! :)

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  4. delicious post..jay :)

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  5. I love Rasavangi... and very divine with rice.. looks excellent.

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  6. Delicious looking curry.Good with rice.

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  7. looks yumm..my grandmom made this during my india visit last time..loved it..very similar to pitlai..

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  8. I've only made chow chow rasavangi before and we love it.. must try your version and with brinjals... looks really good!

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  9. Never made it....it looks tempting...I m sure it would taste gr8 wid rice..:)

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  10. New for me and looks way too gud ..Im going to try this and soon....thanks for sharing :)

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  11. My favourite and my mom adds kozhambu vadaam in this. Real exotic dish

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  12. new for me jeya....tempting click!!

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  13. I love this very much but do not add jaggery ,rest is the same.Lovely pic

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  14. We make this often and this remains one of my husband's fav south indian dish. thanks for sharing this.

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  15. Only one time i had this,searching for the recipe...Urs sounds too gud.Will try this soon.

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  16. Am an addict to this gravy, my mom's signature dish..Urs looks soooo wonderful..

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  17. I dint get a chance to make this becoz my hubby dont like this :( U made me drool... I must try for me :)

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  18. its new to me...looks delicious...

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  19. Mom's recipies are always the best:)....looks very good and inviting:)

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  20. Very delicious but never tried this before. Thanks for sharing dear..

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  21. creamy yummy curry..loved it..

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  22. A very new recipe for me..sounds really delicious!


    US Masala

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  23. I have heard lot about this dish, never tasted one' looks perfect.

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  24. very interesting recipe...I will have to give it a go..:D
    Tasty appetite

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  25. another traditional recipe...great!

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  26. I love this..but have never tried..bookmarked!!

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  27. brinjal curry looks so delicious

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  28. Nice recipe..I never tried this rasavangi...Luv to have the brinjals curry with anything :)

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  29. Ahhhhhhhhha yepadi itha miss panen..love love it..absolutely great and divin with Rice

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  30. The dish looks very inviting! Never heard about the recipe though but your great presentation makes me want to try it out sometime soon:-)

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  31. Great recipe..must be a great pair with rice

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  32. Jeyashri, your rasavangi looks A class! I can taste its yumminess from the picture :)

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  33. Delcious rasa vangi,with brinjal i usually add chick peas.

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  34. hi jeyashri
    i made this n liked it a lot.
    thanks

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  35. I prepared this by cutting the Brinjal into dices (small pieces) and more chillies.It had come out wonderful. (as told by my friends) Thank you Ms Jeyashri !!!

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  36. 3/ 4 th cup tamarind water from what size tamarind ball? Can you please tell me Jeya?

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    1. Its a small lemon sized tamarind Lakshmi.

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