Friday, March 14, 2014

Drumstick Brinjal Potato mixed Curry - Murungakkai Kathirikkai Urullai Kari - Traditional Grandmothers Recipe

Murungakkai Kathirikkai Urullai Kari is one of the traditional Tamilnadu Recipes which tastes well with Paruppu Keerai, Sambhar and even Rasam. This curry is just like a gravy and can even be mixed with white rice. This is a healthy lunch side dish recipe with the combination of 3 vegetables. Try this easy to make Mixed curry and enjoy the authentic taste of Tamilnadu.

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Ingredients needed for making Brinjal Drumstick Potato Curry

Small round brinjal - 10 nos.
Drumstick/murungaikkai - 1
Big sized Potatoes - 2
Onion - 2
Tomato - 2
Garlic - 6-7cloves
Red chilly powder - 2 tsp.
A sprig of Curry leaves
Thalippu Vengaya Vadagam - 2 tsp.
Salt as required.
Oil as required.

Method for making Brinjal Drumstick Potato Curry

1. Wash the vegetables and then cut the brinjals lenghtwise and soak them in water. Cut the drumstick into finger size pieces and peel the skin of potatoes and cut them lenghtwise.

 2. Chop the onions and tomatoes to slice the garlic to thin slices.

3. Heat oil in a kadai and add the thalippu vadagam (you can even replace vadagam with urad dal and mustard seeds) followed by the curry leaves. Then add the finely chopped onions and garlic and wait till they become transparent.

4. Next add the tomatoes and saute till the juice blends well with the onions.

5. Now add the drumstick, brinjal and potato pieces and saute well for 3 minutes.

6. Next add the turmeric powder, red chilly powder and salt, mix well and add little water, stir well and close with a lid.

7. Cook this in a medium flame stir in between till the veggies become soft.

Murungakkai Kathirikkai Urullai Kari is ready to be served with Paruppu Keerai.