Vathakozhambu | How to make Vathakozhambu

By Mahi Venugopal  |  20th May 2016  |  
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About Vathakozhambu Recipe

A very traditional recipe from south


Ingredients to make Vathakozhambu

  • tamarind - 1 small orange size
  • chilli powder - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Dhaniya powder - 2 tbsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tbsp
  • fenugreek powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • jaggery - 1 hand full
  • Sundakai vathal -  2 closed hand full
  • curry leaves - 1 tbsp fresh and clean
  • Gingelly oil - 4 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • Thur dal - 1 tsp
  • fenugreek - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Channa dal -1/2 tsp
  • jeera - 1/4 tsp
  • pepper - 1/4  tsp
  • Red chilli - 1 nos
  • coconut grated - 1 cup

How to make Vathakozhambu

  1. Make tamarind juice, soak tamarind in 1 1/2 tumbler of hot water and leave for half an hour. Then blend and pour through a sieve, filtering once is enough. Throw the waste in filter but squeeze enough.
  2. Now heat a kadai and start to dry roast , add all Ingredients except coconut grated, toss well and turn off flame when you smell the aroma. Then immediately add grated coconut. Keep aside to cool......once it is cool, grind in food processor with 1/2 tumbler of water and have the paste prepared....
  3. Now take a kadai andpour oil, and when hot add the sundaikai vathal in it. Turn flame to medium and wait for the moment, they will turn black, instantly remove from flame and pour into tamarind juice prepared.
  4. Now to this add the ground paste then chilli powder, dhaniya powder, turmeric powder, salt, let them boil in high flame. Stir now and then have a look,you will find the oil separating from the dish, it will looks shiny, oil will float on top of your kozhambu.
  5. Add jaggery, boil for a minute for it to dissolve. Give a stir remove from flame now, add fenugreek powder, again stir and serve hot.
  6. Goes good with plain white rice. Dosa, idly curd rice!
  7. Mouthwatering right! Enjoy the recipe.

My Tip:

Can be fridged for more than 15 days

Reviews for Vathakozhambu (1)

Aysha Patel2 years ago

What is sundakai vathal

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