mix vegetable kuzhambu recipe, how to make mix veg kuzhambu

mix veg kuzhambu recipe

veg kuzhambu recipe with step by step photos – spiced tangy mix vegetable kuzhambu recipe.

kuzhambu is a south indian curry based dish from the tamil nadu cuisine. there are quite a number of varieties and variations in preparing kuzhambu. the kuzhambu gravy may have lentils or entirely skip them. this mix veg kuzhambu does not have lentils.

in this kuzhambu recipe tamarind as well coconut is added to the gravy. its a simple gravy preparation made with mix veggies like brinjals, potatoes, carrots and drumsticks. to make this recipe, you can use a mix of veggies like okra, radish, beans, bottle gourd, cauliflower, pumpkin, yam or colocasia roots.

serve vegetable kuzhambu with steamed rice or even with idli or dosa.

lets start step by step veg kuzhambu recipe:

1. heat a small pan on a low flame add the following spices – 3 tsp coriander seeds, ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds, ¼ tsp black pepper, ½ tsp cumin seeds.

spices for veg kuzhambu recipe

2. stirring often, dry the roast spices till fragrant. keep aside and allow the roasted spices to cool. no need to brown the spices. just lightly roast them till they become fragrant.

roasted spices for veg kuzhambu recipe

3. meanwhile in a small bowl, soak ½ tbsp tightly packed seedless tamarind soaked in ½ cup of hot water for 30 minutes.

tamarind for veg kuzhambu recipe

4. add the roasted spices in a grinder jar along with ½ cup grated coconut or chopped coconut.

grinding spices for veg kuzhambu recipe

5. add ½ to ⅔ cup water and grind to a smooth paste. keep aside.

paste for veg kuzhambu recipe

6. quarter the brinjals and keep them in soaked salted water for 15 to 20 minutes. also chop the other veggies.

brinjals for veg kuzhambu recipe

7. heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. lower the flame and add ½ tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp urad dal.

mustard seeds for veg kuzhambu recipe

8. on a low flame crackle the mustard seeds and brown the urad dal.

mustard seeds for veg kuzhambu recipe

9. add the 9 to 10 pearl onions or shallots and 8 to 10 curry leaves. stir and saute for two minutes or till the onions soften and get slightly golden from the edges.

onions for veg kuzhambu recipe

10. then add 1 chopped medium tomato. stir and saute for a minute or two.

tomatoes for veg kuzhambu recipe

11. then add the chopped veggies – i used 1.5 cups of mix vegetables like brinjals, carrots and potatoes. apart from these veggies, i also add 2 drumsticks, chopped.

veggies for veg kuzhambu recipe

12. add ¼ tsp turmeric powder and ½ tsp red chili powder.

turmeric for veg kuzhambu recipe

13. stir well and saute the veggies for a minute or two.

sauting veggies for veg kuzhambu recipe

14. add 1.5 cups water.

water for veg kuzhambu recipe

15. add salt as required.

salt for veg kuzhambu recipe

16. stir and cover the pan. on a low to medium flame simmer the veggies, till they are almost cooked.

cooking veggies for veg kuzhambu recipe

17. squeeze the tamarind extract from the soaked tamarind.

tamarind for veg kuzhambu recipe

18. once the veggies are cooked, add the tamarind extract.

tamarind for veg kuzhambu recipe

19. add the ground coconut and roasted spice paste. if the gravy looks thick, then you can add some water.

stir veg kuzhambu

21. stir very well.

making veg kuzhambu recipe

21. simmer for 7 to 8 minutes on a low flame without the lid.

making veg kuzhambu recipe

22. serve vegetable kuzhambu with steamed rice or even with idli or dosa.

mix vegetable kuzhambu recipe

if you are looking for more veg curries then do check kadala curry, tiffin sambarmix vegetable korma, appam recipe without yeast, chana masala and paneer lababdar restaurant style recipe.

veg kuzhambu recipe below:

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