|Iru Puli Kuzhambu
Ingredients for grinding
Methi seeds - 1/ 2 tsp
Red chillies - 5
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Rice - 1 tsp ( soak it in water for 30 minutes)
Oil - a drop
( Add oil in a pan and fry methi and red chilies till color changes. Switch off the stove and add the coconut and mix well. Cool the ingredients and grind it along with the soaked rice to a smooth paste)
Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard - 1tsp
Hing - a generous pinch
Curry leaves few
Vegetables of your choice - 1 & 1/2 cups
( I used pumpkin, brinjal, flat beans and potato)
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Diluted tamarind juice - 1 cup
Thick butter milk - 1/2 cup
( make sure buttermilk is not too sour)
Coconut oil - 1 tsp
Pour water in a pan add the salt , turmeric powder and the vegetables cook till they are half cooked.
Pour the tamarind juice and cook till raw smell has disappeared and the vegetables are cooked.
Pour the ground masala and cook till the gravy is thick. add the buttermilk and give a boil and switch off the stove.
Pour oil in a pan and temper it with above ingredients , pour the hot tempering into the kulammbhu.
Lastly add the coconut oil on top mix and enjoy with hot rice.
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