Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Chamadumpala pulusu (Taro root in Tamarind sauce)


5 chamadumpalu, 1/2onion diced,1 tomato diced, 3tsp.tamarind ,small piece jaggery,salt to taste,1/4tsp.turmeric, chilli powder.


4 tsp. oil, 1/4 tsp.mustard and jeera each, pinch of assafoetida, curry leaves and few coriander leaves for garnishing.

Boil chamadumpalu with salt until they are soft,but not mushy, cut chamadumpalu into medium sized pieces and keep them aside. Heat oil in a pan and add the seasoning ingredients,once they start to splutter, add diced onions,tomatoes fry for 2min., then add pinch of turmeric, chamadumpalu, tamarind pulp, red chilli powder, salt,1cup of water and let it boil for 5-8min., now add jaggery and simmer it for few minutes or until the gravy is thick, now adjust the salt and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve it hot with white steamed rice..................................

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