Masala kuzhambu is a very tangy and tasty dish. instead of brinjal we can use green plantain and ladies finger also....
1 cup cut brinjal (length wise
1/2 cup Peeled shallots (sambar onion)
lemon size tamarind (extract juice)
1 no Tomatoes (big)
salt to taste
oil for frying
1 tsp fenugreek
1 tsp red chilli powder
Grind to paste
1 T Corriander seeds
2 tsp jeera seeds
1 tsp aniseed
1/2 inch cinnamon
2 no cardomen
1 no clove
1/4 cup grated coconut
Fry all the ing in 1 tsp ghee till u get the flavour. and add the coconut in the end.
Heat oil in a frying pan and add fenugreek when it becomes brown, Add the shallots, curry leaves and fry till it turns transparent, then add brinjal and tomatoes fry till it merge to gether with onion.
Add the ground paste and red chilli powder , fry for a min till the raw flavour goes, add the tamarind juice and salt.
boil nicely till the mass becomes thick and serve it with steaming rice.