Saturday, October 18, 2008

Varuthu Aracha Kuzhambu

Varuthu aracha kozhambu is not a like aracha sambar..it is totally different..it is very famous tirunelveli dish...My Grand mother used to prepare this dish during pongal...very tasty and authentic
Ingredients-1
350 g Vegetables ( carrot,beans, potato, brinjal, vazhakkai, peas,karunaikizhangu,sepankizhangu)
1 no Onion ( chopped)(optional)
1 tsp Mustard seeds
2 cup Tamarind juice
Curry leaves ( little)
Salt to taste
Ingredients-2
3 tsp Urad dhal(ooluntham paruppu)
Oil as required
¼ tsp Coconut (grated)
1 cup Ellu(til/nuvvulu)(fry with out oil)
3 tsp Toordhal
1 tsp Mustard seeds
Raw rice (pachai arisi) (hand full)
2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
Instructions
Cut all the above vegetable length wise.
Fry urad dhal, toor dhal , fenugreek , mustard seeds and rice seperately with little oil.
Fry coconut with little oil till it turns out golden brown colour.
Fry ellu with out oil and grind all the above ingrediants in to paste using little water.
Heat oil in Pan. add mustard seeds and curry leaves .saute well.
Add the onion and saute till it turns golden brown.
Add all the vegetables. fry for 1 minute.
Add tamarind juice to the vegetables. add little more water to boil the vegetables.close the pan.
After vegetables are cooked , add salt and the grind paste.
Mix well boil in sim for 5 minutes. switch off the flame.
Kozhambu is ready to taste.
Im sending this recipe to Rendezvous With Kitchen Flavours
                               
 

2 comments:

Abhimuthu said...

Divya,
I want to try this. Awesome recipe, traditional and different ingredients.. will try soon. and let you know ur chettinad mutton is super aswell. keep posting recipes like this.. i am a fan of your recipes.. even though i do not comment I visit ur blog everyday.. keep going.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow looks gr8. Iam drooling over.

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