How to make Mango Drumstick Vatha Kuzhambu
Mango (unripe) – 1/2
Drumstick – 1
Tamarind – 1/2 tbsp packed
Onion, chopped – 1/4 cup
Garlic, chopped – 2 tbsp
Sambar powder – 1 tbsp
Turmeric – 1/8 tbsp
Salt – As needed
Jaggery – 1/4 tbsp
Curry leaves – few
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard – 1/2 tbsp
Fenugreek seeds – 1/4 tbsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
Curry leaves – a sprig
Soak tamarind into hot water for about 30 mins and extract its juice. Make about 3 cups by adding more water.
Boil 2 inch cut drumstick into a cup of water for about 4 to 5 mins. Heat a Kadai, temper it with given under “To temper”
Add finely chopped garlic and onion. Fry them until it gets golden in colour
Add them to the boiling drumstick along with the tamarind extract.
Add Sambar powder, turmeric and salt goes in. Boil it 4 mins furthermore.
Add mango cut into 6. Boil them for another 4 mins or until the pulp turns soft.
Pour rice flour dissolved in tbsp water to boiling kuzhambu. Add jiggery and combine well.
Continue boiling for about 2 mins. Switch off stove and now add few curry leaves.