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Vathal Kolambu

Vathal Kolambhu

Serving size:4


½ cup varthal mix

½ cup tamarind juice

3 tomatoes chopped

1 onion chopped

3 garlic crushed

1tsp fish curry powder

Salt to taste

1/4tsp fenugreek seeds

1tsp mustard seeds

1/2tsp sumin seeds

4 dried chillies

¼ tsp hing powder

¼ tsp tumeric powder

5 curry leaves

1tbsp coriander powder

2tbsp coconut powder

Preparation Methods:

Blend tamarind juice,half the onions and tomatoes,garlic,3 curry leaves,dried chillies,fenugreek seeds, coriander powder,turmeric powder and fish curry powder to fine paste. Keep aside.
Soak the dried vathal mixed with ½ cup of hot water. Keep aside.

Coat a fry pan with 3tbsp of oil. Add mustard seeds. Once it starts to crack add cumin seeds, remaining curry leaves, onions and tomatoes. Sauté for 5 minutes, then squeeze out the water from the vathal and add to the pan. Let the vathal mixed well with mixture. Pour in the blend paste-adjust the level of salt and the curry boil and vathal are tender. Finally add 2tbsp of coconut powder, let it come to a boil again. Remove from flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.


Anonymous said…
I like to have vathal kolambu almost everyday..thanks for sharing your recipes..
Anonymous said…
what is vathal by the way???but the dish looks very good.
Selvi said…
hey dear this looks very good too..

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