February 27, 2016

Drumstick Horsegram Kuzhambu / Diet Friendly Recipe - 89 / #100dietrecipes

Ingredients :

1/2 cup Horsegram 
1 Tsp Olive oil 
10 Onions, small onion ( Chinna vengayam ) 
2 Springs of Curry leaves 
2 Drumsticks, cut into small pieces
Lemon sized Tamarind, soaked in water
Salt to taste 

To Grind :

2 Tsp Olive oil / Gingelly oil
1 Tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
10 Onions, small onion
6  Dry red chillies 
2 Tsp Pepper corns 
5 Garlic pods 

Method :

Wash and soak horsegram over night or 6 - 7 hours.

Drain the water and pressure cook it for 6 - 7 whistles by adding 1 cup of water.

Once done, remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.

Meanwhile, heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add jeera followed by dry red chillies, garlic pods, pepper corns and onions.

Saute for couple of minutes and remove from the flame.

Cool and grind into fine paste by adding little water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

Now strain the cooked horsegram and reserve the water.

Grind the cooked horsegram into fine paste by adding little water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

Now heat the same pan and add the sliced onions followed by curry leaves and drumstick pieces.

Saute it for couple of minutes in a medium flame and add the ground masala.

Mix well, add salt and the reserved horsegram water.

Let it boil for 5 minutes or till the drumstick gets half cooked.

Meanwhile, extract the juice from soaked tamarind and add it to the kuzhambu.

Add the ground horsegram and cook it again till the drumsticks gets cooked and kuzhambu / gravy turns silky.

Once done, switch off the flame and serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve hot with Brown rice.

1 comment:

  1. very nice PRIYA HV A doubt ...should the consistency of the kuzambhu shd be similar to tht of vatha kuzambhu?
    the nxt one is if the kuzambhu becomes watery can I add rice flour?