Inji kuzhambu , the name sounded different when my cousin bhuvana akka mentioned when i went to Thiruchengode( in Salem,India)last month.She is very good in native cooking.
When i tasted it it was different and tasty with the flavour of ginger. so wrote down the recipe and tried it after coming here and Guess what...my hubby loved it so much that he licked even the final drop left in the bowl.
INGREDIENTS:(measurements are approximate)
Red chilli- 7(according to taste)
Dhaniya(corriander seed)-1 tbs
Salt - to taste
Turmeric- a pinch
1)Soak tamarind in 1 cup water and extract pulp.
2)Heat oil in a pan and fry onion,chilli, corriander seed, ginger, coconut and curry leaves till onion turns pink.
3)Cool this and grind it to smooth paste.
4)Heat oil in a pan and season it with mustard and add onion ,tomato ,salt and turmeric and saute well.
5)Add the ground paste and and cook for couple of minutes.
6)Add tamarind water and cook till the raw smell of tamarind goes.
Serve with idly or dosa or rice.