Kathirikai Kozhambu Recipe

Kathirikai Kozhambu Recipe
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Kathirikai Kozhambu is a spicy and delectable gravy made with small eggplants. Marinated whole brinjals are slow cooked till tender with an assortment of spices. The Kozhambu is best eaten with steamed rice, pulao or biryani.
Kathirikai Kozhambu Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 6.5 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 6 to 8 Eggplants
  • 1 Onion small size, chopped
  • 5 Green chillies, chopped
  • 5 Cloves garlic, chopped
  • Tamarind, cherry size
  • 2 Tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Sambar powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Brown Sugar

    For Tempering
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Channa dal
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • A pinch Asafoetida
  • Few curry leaves
How to make Kathirikai Kozhambu:
  • Cut the eggplants into small pieces and keep it in a bowl of water to prevent turning brown and bitter.
  • Temper the ingredients and add chopped green chillies, onion and garlic to it.
  • Sauté it till it turns light brown.
  • Combine chopped tomato with it, fry well.
  • Add brinjal, sambar powder, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, sugar and tamarind to it.
  • Add a cup of water and let it simmer over medium flame till it cooked.

Reviews and Ratings:
jenny posted 26/10/2009
it did taste well, try it..