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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

ENNAI KATHIRIKAI KULAMBHU RECIPE

Stuffed Brinjals in tamarind gravy

     I have been waiting to make this ennai kathirikkai kulambhu for a long time, and finally I made this today for lunch. Try out his simple and easy one for your lunch.

brinjal gravy

INGREDIENTS:

SPICE POWDER FOR STUFFING:

CORINDER SEEDS 1/2 TBLSP
CHANNA DAL 1/2 TBLSP
RED CHILLI 2 NO
TOOR DAL 1/2 TBLSP
URAD DAL 1/2 TBLSP
COCONUT GRATED 1/2 TBLSP(OPTIONAL)
GARLIC 1 POD (OPTIONAL)
  • Dry roast all the items except coconut till golden brown.

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  • If using coconut, dry roast them separately.

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  • Allow it to cool and make it into a fine powder.

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OTHER INGREDIENTS:

SMALL BRINJALS 10-12 NO
SMALL ONIONS(SHALLOTS) 6-7 NO
TAMARIND EXTRACT 1 AND 1/2 CUP
SAMBAR POWDER 3  TSP
SALT AS NEEDED
ASAFOETIDA A PINCH
TURMERIC POWDER 1/4 TSP
SESAME OIL 3-4 TBLSP
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/4 TSP
CURRY LEAVES FEW

brinjal curry

METHOD:

  • Slit the brinjals into 4 parts. Do not cut this fully.

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  • Stuff the spice powder into this and keep it aside. Repeat this for rest of the brinjals.

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  • In a pan add oil and sesame oil. Throw in the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Peel the skin of small onion and add this and fry till it turns golden brown color.

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  • Add the stuffed brinjals and fry for sometime.

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  • Now add the tamarind extract.
  • Add in the sambar powder, turmeric powder, salt and boil for 10 mins till you reach the right consistency.

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  • When it is done, transfer to a serving bowl and add a tsp of sesame oil on the top.
  • Enjoy with any kootu of your choice.

brinjal gravy

46 comments:

  1. Easy to follow and looks awesome!

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  2. Kuzhambu looks yummy!

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  3. It's an untimate recipe that pairs well with rice, papad and ghee. Pics are such a feast to the eyes jeyashri.

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  4. I wish you could me that bowl,I m tempted to eat this n its almost lunch time here..

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  5. Looks delicious with extra kaimanam, i also used to prepare more or less same methos but wont add tood dhal wil try for next time...

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  6. Looks very very delicious with the cute kathikais, wish I could have it with rice :) Lovely clicks

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  7. Mmmmm...mouthwatering kuzhambu...looks wonderful

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  8. i have had a very spicy brinjal curry from somewhere.. it was so yummy that i tried many recipes which came in my way, but have not yet succeeded.. urs look very delectable.. must try this!

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  9. I can imagine how delicious this would taste... Mouthwatering !!!

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  10. yummy kulambhu dear....super reciope

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  11. Wow amazing,I can finish a big bowl of rice with such a delicious curry...Looks sooper tempting....

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  12. This is my family's favorite.Tempting

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  13. Like this so much, you have done it so well, and the clicks are awesome..

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  14. Curry looks yum,.nd the pics are too good,.

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  15. This looks absolutely yummy..I should try this soon...Bookmarking this one..

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  16. wow, its totally yummy.great pictures. I have always made the dry version..yet to make this kuzhambhu version.bookmarked

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  17. oh my!! mouthwatering dish........

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  18. drooling, got baby brinjals today, cant wait to prepare this ennai kathrikaai!

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  19. yummy and delicious ..pass that bowl to me

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  20. very flavourful and delicious curry..

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  21. Yummy!!! This is one of my all time favorites!!! Looks super delicious, please please send me that bowl. I miss the small eggplants so much!

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  22. looks awesome and mouthwaterin dish

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  23. I love this kuzhambu but don't make it often since my husband is not a huge fan of brinjal... i too posted this long back.... so tasty right? Love the pictures.

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  24. Thick n rich gravy,yum yum!!

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  25. looking so appetizing. pics are beautiful
    Spice up the Curry

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  26. lovely click... i would love some...

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  27. Nice recipe, I'll try this sometime..nice clicks as always, send some entries for my event, Spotlight : Colorful holi. link : http://cuisinedelights.blogspot.in/2012/02/my-first-event-spotlight-colourful-holi.html

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  28. gravy looks very thick n yummy....perfect with rice and appalam!

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  29. I love this kulambhu . inviting pictures.

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  30. I'm going to try this next time I get eggplant. Delicious!

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  31. Wow flavourful and yummy...I love ena kathrikai kulambu and ur version tempts me soo much

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  32. irst time here ... glad to follow you ... very yummy kulambu ...
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  33. Luv the cute kathirikai in the kulambu...Must try one.

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  34. Am drooling thinking about the great taste. My ex-neighbor who was a Tamilian used to make this and share with us

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  35. Great recipe and filling used for brinjals are just right!

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  36. There are few side dishes which go in as main course itself for meand this kuzhambu is one such thing. Looks so drool worthy.
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  37. Super tempting dish,looks so yummy.

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  38. this is superb, i love it!

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  39. Looks awesome...my favorite..

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  40. i tried this..it came out good...thnaks.

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  41. Awesome looking curry.....love ennai kathirikai though!!!

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  42. Thank you! It came out beautifully!

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  43. Thank you. made this today. Was really yummy. Though I had to grind the powder in the pewter which it even better!!

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  44. the best dish I've ever prepared. Thank you !

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  45. tried it today. turned out to be great. waiting for my hubbys feedback today afternoon. thanks a lot. kudos....

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