Kathirikai Munthiri Paruppu Kuzhambu:
Brinjal Cashew Nuts Seruva. Eggplants in Cashew Nuts based Sauce.
Onion 1 large grated
Ginger-garlic paste 1 spoon
Tomatoes 1 cup - puree
Tamarind paste - less than 1/4 spoon
Cashew Nuts 1 fistful - paste
Salt, Turmeric and Chili powder
Sesame oil and tempering spices.
Heat oil in a wok. Add the tempering spices.
Now add, onion and ginger-garlic...fry real good till the raw odor is gone.
Add the eggplants and salt, turmeric and chili powders. Cover and cook briefly.
Further add tomato puree and tamarind paste. Cover and cook till the eggplants are tender.
Finally add cashew nuts paste. Cook over high heat for about 2-4 minutes, once the oil shows up on the top, remove from heat.
Serve to go with your Biriyani, Pulav, Plain steamed rice or with Rotis.