Vegetable of choice : 300 gms (can use mixed vegetables together)
Tamarind juice : from a small lemon sized ball
Channa dal (kadalai paruppu): 1 tsp
Dried red chillies : 3 or 4
Methi seeds : 1/2 tsp
Raw rice : 1/2 tsp
Freshly grated coconut : from half a coconut
Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Oil : 1 tsp
Cut the vegetable and boil it in tamarind juice along with turmeric powder and salt. Add a small piece of jaggery if you like. (a spoon if using powder)
In a little oil fry kadalaiparuppu, methi seeds, raw rice, red chillies and curry leaves. Grind together with coconut into a smooth paste.
When the veggies are cooked and the raw smell of tamarind evaporates, add the ground paste and boil for a few more minutes.
Heat oil, splutter mustard seeds and pour over the mixture. Garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves.