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Kathirikai Kadalai Paruppu Kuzhambu

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Tender Brinjals – 500 gms, cut into 4 pieces
Channa Dal – 3/4 cups
Cardamom – 1 inch piece
Cloves – 2
Curry Leaves – few
Onions – 2, sliced
Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
Tamarind – small lemon size
Salt to taste
Oil as required

To Grind:
Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
Poppy Seeds – 2 tsp
Tomatoes – 2
Coriander Leaves – 1/4 cup

1. Pressure cook channa dal till it is soft and cooked, but still retaining its shape.
2. Keep aside.
3. In a heavy-bottom kadai heat a little oil.
4. Shallow fry the cardamom, cloves and curry leaves.
5. Saute the onion slices.
6. Add brinjals and saute till the colour changes.
7. Add the ginger-garlic paste and then turmeric, chilli, coriander powder and required salt.
8. Saute for 2 minutes.
9. Add cooked dal and tamarind extract.
10. Let the gravy simmer till the brinjals are cooked.
11. Add coconut paste and boil for 5 more minutes.
12. Serve with rice, idli or dosai.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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