Murungakai vatha kuzhambu recipe | How to make murungakai(drum stick) vatha kuzhambu
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  • 30 minutes
  • 1 long drumstick,cut into 1" pieces
  • 10-12 pearl onions,peeled
  • 1 small tomato (optional)
  • 3 Tablespoons thick tamarind juice
  • 1 table spoon sambar powder
  • 1 teaspoon methi seeds
  • 1 teaspoon channa dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 cups water
  • Salt
  • 1. In a cast iron kadai heat
  • 1 table spoon sesame oil to smoking point,add methi seeds and let it splutter..Next add chillies, channa dal and saute for 2 minutes 2.Add the chopped tomatoes,whole onions,cut drumstick pieces,turmeric powder,sambar powder and saute well for 10 minutes,till the raw smell goes off. Add the tamarind juice and mix well and cook for 5 minutes 3.Add water,salt and cook on medium flame till the quantity reduces and thickens. Add 1 more spoon of sesame oil,keep in high flame for five minutes and remove from heat.
  • 1. Tomato is added for color,you can leave it out if not preffered
  • 3. You can use toor dal instead of channa dal



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