Serves : 3
Time required : 45 minutes plus soaking time
You will need
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups water
1 tablespoon cooking oil
½ teaspoon mustard seeds
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
2 springs fresh curry leaves
2 tablespoons chopped onion (or 1 onion, chopped)
1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
1 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin ( jeera ) powder
3/4 teaspoon tamarind paste or 4 teaspoons tamarind juice
1 cup (100 ml) water
1/2 cup - 50 g (3 tablespoons) fresh coconut, ground to a smooth paste
Dilute red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and jeera powder in 2 tablespoons water and keep aside.
Add the diluted chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and cumin powder and continue to sauté till the masala is cooked and water slightly dries up.
Add coconut paste and cook on a low heat for 2 - 3 minutes. Serve with Papputu / Idiyappam / Rotis ...