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July 15, 2013

CHETTINAD BRINJAL KOSUMALLI | SIDE DISH FOR IDIYAPPAM , IDLI


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I tried this recipe from kumudham supplementary book.It is a good side dish for idiyappam , idli & dosa.It is one of the traditional chettinad recipes..We relished with idli rava idlis. It was very tasty. My husband is not fond of brinjal recipes but he loved this kosamalli a lot.  Smile
INGREDIENTS
  • Brinjal – 4 nos
  • Potato – 1 no
  • Tomato – 2 nos
  • Small onion – 20 nos
  • Tamarind – Berry size
  • Green chillies – 4 - 6 nos
To temper
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Red chillies – 2 nos
To garnish
  • Coriander leaves - few

METHOD
  • Slit brinjal into 4 pieces & cut the potato into two pieces. Pressure cook brinjal & potato for 2 whistles.Drain the excess water . Remove the skin of brinjal & potato and mash them well.Soak tamarind in warm water & take the extract. Set aside.
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  • In a kadai , temper mustard seeds , urad dal , red chillies & curry leaves.Then saute onions , green chillies & tomato pieces. Saute for few minutes. Add the drained water from the vegetables & allow it to boil..
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  • Now add the mashed vegetables & tamarind extract.Allow it to boil for few minutes.This gravy should be slightly watery.Garnish with plenty of coriander leaves.
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17 comments:

  1. Sounds interesting, sure would have been tasty!

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  2. yum yum yummy!!! so flavorful and so delicious!!
    Sowmya

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  3. very interesting recipe.. I love to try it

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  4. i tried and tasted :) but the cooking part is different :) tempting !

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  5. I do make this, but in a different way! do all the tempering (including coriander and cumin seeds) in a pressure cooker, add the veggies, pressure cook and mash it! That is Kongu style! :)

    Nice recipe Chitra!

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    1. Will try ur kongu style soon mahi :)

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  6. Interesting recipe... Looks so appealing

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  7. Super Chitra, I love this, its awesome and yummy...

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  8. kosumalli looks very traditional. yummy!

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  9. Delicious kosumalli Chitra. yumm.

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  10. Interesting recipe,comfort dish.

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  11. Very tempting brinjal kosumalli. Must taste yum for sure

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  12. my mom used to make this..looks fabulous chitra..

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