Mochai Kathirikai Khara Kuzhambu / Field Beans Brinjal Spicy Gravy is a simple and filling gravy that pairs with rice.
Soak poppy seeds in water for 30 minutes. Soak Mochai in water overnight. Pressure cook mochai with water and salt for 3 whistles in medium flame.
Heat oil in a wok. Add in mustard, urad dal and fenugreek seeds. Allow them to splutter. Add in onion and curry leaves and saute until glossy.
Add in tomatoes and salt to taste and saute until the tomatoes get mushy.
Add in chopped brinjal and the cooked mochai mixture.
Add in salt to taste. Keep cooking.
Blend Grated coconut, Garlic pods and soaked poppy seeds into a smooth paste with minimum water.
Soak tamarind in water. Squeeze the juice and add them to the gravy.
Add in chilli powder, Coriander Powder and Turmeric powder.
Give them a quick stir and bring them to boil. Add in the Coconut paste. Cook in low flame until the gravy is cooked completely or the oil separates in the sides of the vessel.
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