Kathiri Urulai Masala Kuzhambu Recipe - Brinjal And Potato Masala Gravy
Kathiri Urulai Masala Kuzhambu is a South Indian gravy which is made with potatoes and brinjal cooked in a tomato tamarind gravy. Serve this Kuzhambu along with steamed rice for a delicious weeknight meal.
Kathiri Urulai Masala Kuzhambu is a simple gravy where Brinjal and Potatoes are cooked in an onion tomato tamarind gravy along with ground coconut and spices like fennel and khus khus, which gives a nice flavour and taste.
This is rich gravy recipe and will make for a heavy meal so, this dish can be wisely paired with any South Indian tiffin item for a heavy breakfast.
If you like this gravy recipe, here are a few more Potato gravy recipes you must try for your vegetarian lunch/dinner:
- 2 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) , diced
- 1 Potato (Aloo) , diced
- 20 grams Tamarind , gooseberry sized
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1 Tomato , finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
- 1 teaspoon Khuskhus
- 5 Cashew nuts
- 4 Dry Red Chillies
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 tablespoon Oil
- Salt , as per your taste
- Water , as needed
How to make Kathiri Urulai Masala Kuzhambu Recipe - Brinjal And Potato Masala Gravy
To begin making Kathiri Urulai Masala Kuzhambu, soak tamarind in 1 cup of hot water and extract its pulp. Keep aside.
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds.
When mustard seeds crackle, add cinnamon stick and curry leaves. Sauté it for a minute.
After a minute, add chopped onion and sauté it till onion turns soft and translucent.
Add in the sliced brinjal and potato, mix, cover the pan with a lid until the potatoes and brinjals are half cooked. This will take about 3 to 4 minutes.
Now, add finely chopped tomato and cook till the tomatoes turns mushy. Finally, add in tamarind pulp, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Let it cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
Meanwhile, take grated coconut, khus khus, fennel seeds, cashews and red chillies in a mixer jar. Grind it to a smooth paste.
Add this paste to the gravy. Boil it for 2-3 minutes. Turn off the heat and Kathiri Urulai Masala Kuzhambu Recipe is ready to be served.
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Kathiri Urulai Masala Kuzhambu Recipe - Brinjal And Potato Masala Gravy is part of the Indian Curry And Gravy Recipe Contest