Vatha Kozhambu


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1.when the mixture is not thick, make a paste with rice flour and add it to the boiling mixture.
2.sundaikkai vathal can be brought in south Indian grocery shops.

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Vatha Kozhambu recipe - How to make Vatha Kozhambu

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  1. First soak the tamarind in luke warm water.
  2. Then add oil in a tava and when the oil is hot add mustard seeds,urad dhal and little curry leaves.
  3. When mustard splutters then add onions,sudaikkai vatthal and fry it till golden brown.
  4. Then add sambar powder and rost it a bit
  5. Add the tamarind water alone and salt allow it to boil for 7 min.
  6. When it is thick add curry leaves.
  7. Powder urad dhal(2-tsp)and peppercorns and add it to the boiling mixture.

For seasoning..

    For seasoning..
  1. Heat coconut oil in a tava
  2. Add mustard seeds and urad dhal(1tsp)and little curry leaves..
  3. When it splutters,pour it in the kozhambu.

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This recipe was contributed by sudhagop on 23 May 2001

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