2012/06/14

KATHIRIKKAI PULIKOOTU (BRINJAL MIXED DAL CURRY)



INGREDIENTS : 

  • Toor dal , Channa dal , Moong dal and Peanuts - 1 cup (mixed )
  • Brinjal - 150 gms
  • Tamarind - a lemon size
  • Sambar Powder - 2 tsps
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Kuzhambu milagai podi - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard , Jeera - 1 tsp each
  • Onion -  1 chopped


To grind :


Coconut pieces - 6
Peanuts - few

Roast them for few minutes and then grind them.


STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED : 

1) Pressure cook toor dal, channa dal and moong dal with sufficient water and a spoon of oil and turmeric powder for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to leave and keep it aside .


2) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and jeera . When it splutters , add onions and saute till tender .

3) Add brinjal and saute it well for 5 minutes .

4) Then add the grinded coconut and peanut masala to it.


5) Add Kulambhu milagai powder, sambar powder and salt . Mix it up well till the raw smell leaves.

6) Then add the thick tamarind water and cover with a lid. Cook till the brinjal is soft and tender. 

7) Followed by cooked dal and little water. Mix it up well . Bring it to boil and add asafoetida. Cook in slow flame till the oil separates out .



Serve hot with rice .

15 comments:

Torviewtoronto said...

wonderfully done curry

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Lovely dal. Nicely done !

Ms.Chitchat said...

One of the most often cooked dish in my household.Looks tasty.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Curry looks delicious...

Chitra said...

Super side dish for roti ...

Subhie Arun said...

yummy dish...i love combo of mixed...healthy!

Meg's Delicious Adventures said...

healthy dal
- Meg's Delicious Adventures

Priya Suresh said...

Healthy and nutritious curry.

Unknown said...

sounds healthy kootu...

lubnakarim06 said...

New to me....looks delectable....

runnergirlinthekitchen.blogspot.com said...

Very healthy and delicious

Rachana said...

A very healthy and delicious lentil curry!

Spice up the Curry said...

really healthy and yummy lentil curry

Shobana Vijay said...

Healthier curry and awesome

Shobana Vijay said...

lovely curry