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Friday, January 9, 2015

Gramathu samayal in tamil nadu / Karuvadu kuzhambu Tamil recipe

This is Karuvadu kuzhambu Tamil recipe, the best gramathu samayal in Tamil nadu.  Tamil dry fish curry or Chettinadu Karavadu  is famous dry fish curry from Chettinad district in Tamilnadu.  Let’s learn the easy recipe to prepare this tasty curry:
Gramathu asaiva samayal is something unique in taste. People living in cities definitely like the taste of chicken, mutton, egg and karuvadu Tamil preparation.

Gramathu samayal  Ingredients needed for  Karuvadu kuzhambu:
200grams dry fish
150 grams black beans
5 egg plants katharikai
2 medium size onions
2 tomatoes
1 tsp fenugreek
20-25 curry leaves
2 tsp thick tamarind paste
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp sambar powder
3 tsp malli (Dhaniya) powder
Coconut milk 2 cups
Oil 10 tsp.
Salt as per your requirement.

 Karuvadu kuzhambu Preparation:
This is one of the best gramathu samayal recipes.  You can prepare nethili karuvadu kuzhambu in tamil style by using this preparation method.

Cut the egg plant into 4 pieces each and keep aside. Finely chop the onions and tomatoes and keep aside.  Clean the dry fish. Take a pan and heat some oil in it.

Fry the black beans on medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes in the oil. Soak these fried black beans in water for nearly 45 to 50 minutes.


Take a pan and put oil in it. When the oil is hot add curry leaves in oil and fry well. Add finely chopped onions and fry till the onions are golden brown in color. Add chopped tomatoes and fry the mixture properly.

Now it is time to add tamarind paste in the mixture. Add 3 glasses of water in the pan to give the curry proper consistency. When the curry will start boiling add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder in it.

Add salt as per your requirement and taste preference. Keep on stirring the curry occasionally. Now add the pieces of egg plants in curry and take a boil. Add soaked fried black beans in curry and take one more boil to your curry.

When the egg plants are completely cooked, decrease the flame and add coconut milk in it. Coconut milk will give your curry a special flavor and texture.

When the curry will start boiling, add cleaned dry fish and boil the curry well. Lower the flame and cook until the dry fish are completely cooked. Remove it from heat and decorate with coriander leaves. Serve hot with steamed rice and fry dry fish for yummy taste.

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