Pepper Curry

Spiced up South Indian curry that is delicious with plain steamed rice. It is also ideal when one has cold or fever linked with cold.

Pepper Curry

Servings: 6

Description

Spiced up South Indian curry that is delicious with plain steamed rice. It is also ideal when one has cold or fever linked with cold.

Ingredients

To grind

To temper

Instructions

  1. 1. Soak tamarind in warm water for sometime. Squeeze pulp and extract juice. Strain and mix tamarind extract with chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder. Set aside.

  2. 2. Heat 1/2 tsp oil and fry ingredients in the order listed under 'To grind'. Then cool and grind to a paste. Add paste to tamarind mixture.

  3. 3. To temper, heat oil. Add mustard, cumin, black gram, fenugreek, curry leaves. Let splutter.

  4. Add onions and fry till golden.

  5. 4. Add the tamarind+paste misture. Stir and cook till it begins to simmer.

  6. Add jaggery, salt. Let curry simmer for 5 mins. Remove from heat and serve hot.

Note

You can replace tamarind piece with 2 to 2 1/2 tsp readymade tamarind paste.

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