Thursday, May 6, 2010

Adzuki beans-bottle gourd Curry

Suraikkay-Thattaipayaru kuzhambu

Adzuki Beans(Thattai payaru)- 1/4 cup
Bottle gourd-100grams
Tamarind Juice-1/4cup
Coconut paste-3spoons
Half of a medium size onion
Green chilli-1
Few Curry leaves and Cilantro
MTR Madras Sambar Powder- 1 1/2spoons
Turmeric powder-1/4spoon
Mustard seed-1/2spoon
Cumin seed-1/2spoon
salt-to taste

Soak the Adzuki beans over night and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
Peel the skin of the bottle gourd and cube it.
Chop the onion,green chilli and tomato. Peel the garlic and chop it.
Heat oil in a pan..make the tempering with mustard seed and cumin seed. Add in the onion,curry leaves,garlic,green chilli,tomato and turmeric powder.
When the onion becomes transparent, add the bottle gourd, tamarind extract and salt..bring it to a boil.
Once the veggie is done, add the Adzuki beans,coconut paste,sambar powder and reduce the heat to medium low.
Cook the gravy till the oil separates. switch off the stove and garnish it with Cilantro.

This kuzhambu is perfect for hot rice,idli and dosa.

Sending this post to Anita's Vegetable Marathon-Beans event.


  1. Wat a fabulous kuzhambu, looks awesome..

  2. மஹி தட்டைப்பயறு சேர்த்து எது செய்தாலும் பிடிக்கும்,அதுவும் சுரைக்காய் உடன் அருமையாக இருக்கும்.

  3. Thanks for the comments priya & Asiya akka!

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