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Vedi kathirikkai kuzhambu

Vedi Kathirikkai Kuzhambu

Ingredients:

Medium Brinjal 5
Large Onion, chopped 1/2
Grated Coconut 2 tbsp.
Sambar Powder 1.5 tsp.
Turmeric 1/4 tsp.
Tomato, chopped 1
Oil
Salt
Water 1/2 cup

To Season:

Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp.
Urad Dal 1/2 tsp.
Asafoetida A pinch
Oil

Method:

  1. Grind coconut and half of the chopped onion together; Mix the sambar powder, salt and turmeric to the ground paste.
  2. Slit the brinjals lengthwise into four (leave the base intact); Stuff the brinjals with half of the prepared paste. Save the rest of the paste in a separate bowl.
  3. Heat 2 tsp. of oil in a pan on medium heat; Place the stuffed brinjals and cover the pan with a lid. Cook the brinjals till the outer layer is slightly roasted. Make sure to keep turning them in between to ensure even cooking. Transfer this to a bowl and keep this aside.
  4. Heat a tsp. of oil in a pressure cooker, add the onion and fry till it becomes translucent. Add the tomato and the reserved paste. Fry till the raw smell of the paste goes away.
  5. Add the roasted brinjals and water. Cook this for 1 whistle on medium heat. Remove the cooker from the heat and take the pressure off by placing the cooker under running tap water.
  6. Heat a tsp. of oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, urad dal. When it starts to splutter, add the asafoetida. Then pour the seasoning onto the kuzhambu.

Serve warm with rice.

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