PAKODA CURRY OR PAKODA KUZHAMBU



PAKODA KUZHAMBU

Friends check the link for making Pakoda [ just click on Pakoda to get the recipe]or can use the one we get in shops...

INGREDIENTS FOR KUZHAMBU:


Onion                         - 1

Tomato                      - 2

Garlic cloves              - 3

Green chilly               - 2

Red chilly powder      - 1 tsp

Coriander powder      - 2 tsp

Turmeric powder       - 1/4 tsp

Curry leaves               - 2 sprigs

Cilantro                      - 2 tbsp

Fennel seeds               - 1/4 tsp

Clove s                        - 2

Cinnamon                   - 1' stick

Bay leaf                       - 1

Salt                              - to taste

Oil                                - 2 tbsp

FOR GRINDING:

Coconut                       - 1/4 cup

Fennel seeds                - 1/2 tsp

Poppy seeds                 - 1/2 tsp

Pottu kadalai               - 1 tsp


METHOD FOR GRAVY:

Grind fennel seeds, poppy seeds, coconut, and pottukadalai to a fine paste with enough water. Set aside.

Take a frying pan heat oil, then

Add Fennel seeds Cloves,Cinnamon and Bay leaf  for tempering.

Then add  garlic cloves, green chillies, curry leaves and saute well.

Add chopped onions and saute till it turns transparent.

Add the tomatoes and saute well till they turn mushy.

Now add the ground coconut masala and saute for 2 mins.

Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilly powder and saute till the raw smell fades.

Add 5 cups of water, and salt to taste. Close with lid and cook for 7 more minutes.

The gravy should be watery so add more water if required.

Once the oil is separated from the gravy, add the pakodas. Do not stir.

Bring the gravy to boil once and then remove from heat.

Garnish with coriander leaves.


Goes well with Rice and Chapati.

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