Yennai Kathirikkai Kuzhambu , this delicious brinjal in oily gravy dish is one my grandma's signature dish...she used to prepare this gravy with fresh brinjals which she have already picked from her garden, usually she make this gravy out with green brinjals which turn this kuzhambu more delicious...But this gravy need almost 1/4th cup of gingelly oil to prepare and this gravy stay really good for a week, if u have some leftover of this gravy which never happen coz this tangy delicious gravy will surely disappear after a day, this gravy goes awesome with hot steaming rice and fried papads, nothing will beat this combo...this tangy gravy goes to Grammathu Kaimannam, event by Shama of Easy2Cook Recipes..
1+1/2cups Tamarind extract
10nos Pearl onions r shallots
1tsp Red chilli powder
2tsp Coriander powder
1tsp Cumin seeds
1/4cup Grated coconut
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Fenugreek seeds
1/4cup Gingelly oil
5nos Garlic cloves
5nos Curry leaves
Add the redchilli powder, coriander powder, salt to the tamarind extract, keep aside... make a fine paste with tomatoes pieces, grated coconut and cumin seeds with enough water and keep aside...just cut the shallots r pearl onions as two pieces while the brinjals into quarter and soak in water..
Heat the gingelly oil in a kadai, add the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, garlic cloves,curry leaves and let them crack, add the brinjal pieces, saute till the brinjal gets half cooked, now add the tamarind extract, grounded paste and let it boil...Cover the kadai with lid and keep in simmer for few minutes, switch off the stove once u can see the oil on the top of the gravy..
Serve hot with rice and papads!
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