Vegetables: Any vegetable except onion and drumstick (raw banana is a must). Usually it is done with a mix of several vegetables.
Tamarind : a lemon sized ball
Manjapodi/Turmeric Powder : 1 spoon
Vellam/ Jaggery : a small piece
Salt : to taste
Grated Coconut : 4-5 tblsp
Red chillies : 3-4 for a cup of vegetables (for medium spice)
Urad dal : 1 tsp
Raw rice : 1/2 Tsp
Curry Leaves : a few
Oil : for frying and tempering.
Mustard : 1 tsp
Cut vegetables in big sizes as for sambar.
Extract tamarind pulp. To this add haldi + salt + lil jaggery and cook the vegetables.
Fry coconut very well.
Separately fry red chillis + urad dal + little rice + curry leaves.
Grind the red chillis and coconut to fine paste.
Add this paste to cooked vegetables and boil it once. Add curry leaves to this.
Season this with mustard + 1 red chilli.
This goes well with Thiruvadhirai Kali as well as hot rice.