Sunday, May 6, 2012

Chettinad kathirikkai kara kuzhambu (Spicy!!!) - Day 2

This is my alll time favorite!!! So here goes the recipe of Project blog 30 - Day 2

Number of servings: 2-3
Eggplant - 3 (big)
Onion - 1 (big)
Tomato - 1(big)
Garlic pods - 7-8
Tamarind - lemon sized
Red chilli powder - 2 tbsp
Coriander powder - 4 tbsp
Gingely oil
Salt - to taste

To Temper:
Mustard seeds
Fennel seeds
Fenugreek seeds

  • Heat a spoon of gingely oil and saute the eggplant till brown and keep aside
  • In kadai heat gingely oil (I used 5-6 tbsp) and splutter items to temper and add the onion and garlic and saute well until the onions turn light brown
  • Add tomatoes and saute well. Then add the egg plant
  • Add the chilli powder, coriander powder and saute 
  • Add the tamarind pulp and water (little) and salt and let the kuzhambu boil until oil separates.


  1. Spicy and yummy curry!Best combo with rice!

  2. Looks tasty! Good to see you again in the blogging world!

  3. Super flavourful and yummy kuzhambu.


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