Saturday, August 18, 2012

Race Kuzambu

channa dhal,moong dhal,
urad dhal,thuvar dhal       1 tsp each
asafetida                          a small piece
dhaniya seeds                  2 tsp
tamarind                           size of a small lemon
pepper                              6-8
methi seeds                     1/ 2 tsp
raw rice                            1/2 tsp
dry red chillies                  6
green chillies                    4 - 6 vertically slit
gingelly oil                       10 tsp

Vegetables                       brinjal or ladies finger. Drumstick-last choice

Dry fry methi seeds and rice separately and the dhals,dhaniya,pepper,red chillies with oil till golden brown.Make a fine powder of the above.
Saute the veg and green chillies well in oil.
In a kadai heat oil season mustard,curry leaves.
Pour the tamarind extract,add salt.Add the powder slowly stirring continously to avoid lumps.
Once it begins to boil Add the vegetable and mix well.Once the vegetable is completly cooked remove from fire.

Note:Raw Rice is optional if you are preparing the kuzhambu in small quantities.

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