Dhaniya Kuzhambu/kulambu( Curry with coriander seeds)
Most of you might have heard curry based with cumin seeds or Pepper that goes well with hot rice. Well this curry is based mainly on coriander seeds and tastes great with hot rice. A curry with very few ingredients and very simple to prepare. A recipe learnt from my friend SV, have had many times in her house prepared by her and we loved it.
Small/pearl onions(Chinna vengayam) - 10 - 12
Tomato - 3 small or 2 medium
Red chillies - 7 or 8 depending on spice
Coriander seeds - 3 tbsp
Coconut grated - 3/4 cup
Salt as needed
Oil - 1 1/2 tbsp
(Missed to include tamarind).
Add a cup of dilute pulp after frying tomatoes or can grind the same with coconut.
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds, urad dhal and curry leaves
Heat half a spoon of oil and roast red chillies and coriander leaves for few mts. See to that they do not turn dark. Remove and keep aside. Next grind them with coconut to a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan and add small onions( if they are too big , then cut them into halves or four). Fry till light brown. Next add chopped tomatoes and fry till they are mashed and pulpy and water leaves out. Next add the ground masala along with salt. Reduce flame and cook till raw smell leaves for about 10 - 12 minutes. Temper with the tempering ingredients and serve with hot rice.
Award from Jyoti of Panchpakwan . Thank you Jyoti for sharing it with me.