Monday, March 2, 2015

Chettinadu Milagu Kuzhambu



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Basically i am a "Lazy Chef" so i try and make most of my recipes to be easy, simple and tasty...
this recipe is one of that kind b'coz no onion and tomato in this recipe so it exactly means what i was talking about... no chopping at all. But the taste of it will make your heart and tastebuds happy.
More over this is a lazy chefs recipe which is a traditional recipe too...

Lets get lazier...


Ingredients

Oil 1 tbsp preferably sesame oil
 Red Chilli 2
Pepper Corns 2 tbsp
Channa Dal 1 tbsp
Grated Coconut 3 tbsp
Tamarind marble size soaked in water
Coriander Leaves 1/2 cup
Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
Jaggery a small piece
Salt To Taste

To Temper

Sesame oil 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Pepper Corns 1/4 tsp
Hing a large pinch
Curry Leaves 2 springs



Method

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and add the channa dal, red chilli and pepper corn to it and fry for a minute, remove from heat and keep aside to cool.

In a mixer jar add the grated coconut, tamarind with soaked water, coriander leaves, turmeric powder and the roasted ingredients and grind with enough water to make a fine paste.

Heat the other 1 tbsp oil in a pan and add the tempering ingredients to it and once they splutter add the ground paste with 1 cup water and mix thoroughly,

Add the salt and jaggery to it and adjust the water according to the desired consistency, cook for 5 mins more and switch off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves and little sesame oil on the top.

Serve hot with steamed rice and ghee... Tastes heavenly.