2009/05/02

KATHIRIKKAI MOCHAI PAYAR KUZHAMBU (BRINJAL FRESH FIELD BEANS CURRY)

Hai Friends ,

Well and wish you all the same . Thank you for sending lot of yummy different recipes to Grammathu Kaimanam Event . On seeing those yummy collections ,i am interested to get many more delicious recipes from you . So, I am extending the last date till May 31 st .

Expecting more for you...........enjoy the event .

Cheers,
Shama

Here comes one of the most famous recipe from all the villages in Tamilnadu , I learnt this recipe from my paternal grandmother from Thattankulam .





INGREDIENTS :

Kathirikkai / Brinjal --150 g
Mocchaikottai / Fresh field beans--1 cup
Tamarind -- a medium lemon size
Coconut --4 pieces
Kulambu milagai powder /Curry chilli powder--1 tsp
Sambar powder --1 tsp
Turmeric powder --1 tsp
Onion--1 cup
Tomato -1
Salt to taste
Mustard,Jeera -- 1 tsp each
Curry leaves

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Pressure cook mocchaikottai for 3 whistles , collect the stock in a separate bowl and keep aside.
2) Soak tamarind in the stock .
3) Meanwhile , heat oil in a kadai . Add mustard and Jeera .Once it splutters , add chopped onion and saute till tender .
4) Then add tomato,curry leaves and wait till it becomes skinny .
5) Then add brinjal and add little water . Cover with a lid. Cook in a slow flame .
6) When the brinjal is well cooked , add mocchai , tamarind extract , grinded coconut ,little water and all the powders .
7) Add 2 tbsps of oil and cover with a lid .Remove from the flame ,once the oil separates .

Serve hot with rice .Sending this to Grammathu Kaimanam hosted by me. 

17 comments :

Padma said...

ok cool Shama... will send in some more recipes...

Priya Sriram said...

Pulikulambu looks very yummy Shama... Mouthwatering! :)

Sanghi said...

Mmm yummy kuzhambu, even i love this mochai kuzhambu very much...! Nice to hear the extension of deadline, Will try to send some dear!

kittymatti said...

sure shama... will do that, good post :)

Pooja said...

what is Mocchaikottai and Kathirikkai shama?one among them is brinjal ..Curry looks nice...

Kitchen Flavours said...

Something new to me.....Looks yum...

Priya said...

This mochaikottai and kathirikai combo is also famous in my grandma's village, looks yummy..thats so nice of u for extending the deadline for this unique event, i have two more entries to send then!

Sireesha said...

Pulikulambu looks very delicious and Mouthwatering! :)

Prathibha said...

It was like reading latin language for me shama, did not understand the ingredients..It will be better if you translate to english...

Good u extended the date.I have something ready for ur event..will send u soon..

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Nice recipe Shama, I love this very much the tangy taste with the Mocchai is just perfect...

Gita's Kitchen said...

Oh it looks so yummy Shama...I love mochakottai kozumbu...my grandma sometimes even add dried fish to this kozumbu...slurp :)

VineelaSiva said...

I too will send for the event.But i cant understand the names kathirikkai,mocchaikottai,kulambu milagai powder?

Vibaas said...

Shama, it's great you extended the date. i have no clue which one of the recipes i know will qualify as gramathu samayal. I need to find out more on this :D

Cham said...

Great that u ve extended the deadline, i will try to send a dish! I love mochai kuzhambu the next day!

Yasmeen said...

Yummy flavors of brinjal and beans.I've something in mind for the event,but unable to find the ingredients here ,when I do I'll surely send it for the event:)

Deepa Hari said...

Kozhambu looks great Shama.

Madhumathi said...

Yummy and authentic kuzhambu..Will try to send some more for the event!