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COWPEAS BEANS PULIKUZHAMBU/KARAMANI PULIKUZHAMBU/THATTAIPYIRU KUZHAMBU

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This is a typical south Indian curry loved by everyone in Tamilnadu. It goes well with hot steamed rice topped with one spoon of Sesame oil.









How to make this highly nutritional Thattaipayiru kuzhambu?
Ingredients:
Cowpea beans/Balck eyed beans/Karamani Payiru/Thattai payiru one cup Tamarind one gooseberry size Shallots six Curry leaves 10nos Mustard seeds one tsp Turmeric one tsp Sambar powder one tsp Coriander powder one tsp Fenugreek powder half tsp Asafoetida one pinch Water as required Red chilly powder one tsp Sesame oil one tablespoon Peanut oil one tablespoon Tomato optional Jaggery one piece Salt to taste
Procedure:
Soak the cow peas for two hours. Wash the cow peas and pressure cook for three whistles. Heat the pan with peanut oil over a medium flame. Add mustard seeds to pop up. Once the mustard seeds start to crackle, add shallots and curry leaves. Saute for a minute until the shallots turn transparent. Add asafoetida, fenugreek powder, sambar powder, turmeric, red chilly powder and coriander powder.