Thursday, February 3, 2011

Mint Tamarind Curry

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This is one of my mom's fav.She used to make this to go with thick coconut chutney and appalam/papad.Addition of mint along with the goodness of garlic gives a nice flavor to this tangy tamarind curry.
Ingredients
1 medium small onion chopped
1 whole garlic all cloves peeled
10 mint leaves chopped
5 Curry leaves
1/2 cup tamarind water-adjust to the heat of the chillis
3/4 cup water
2 tsp cayenne powder
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp sesame powder-optional
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Salt as per taste
3 tbsp sesame oil

Method
Heat oil in a pan add mustard and cumin seeds when it splutters add curry leaves and garlic cloves and stir well to slightly roast.Add onions,salt and cook till onion turn translucent.Add cayenne powder,coriander powder,(use milled coriander chilli powder if you have)turmeric powder,sesame powder,tamarind water,plain water and cook well till the curry thickens.Add the chopped mint leaves and stir cook to blend the flavors well.Enjoy.

19 comments:

Gayu said...

Mint with tamarind combo- I have never tried it..But this looks delicious for sure!!

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Priya Sreeram said...

adding mint to the curry sounds whole lot of fun !! good one

Priya said...

Very interesting and aromatic curry..yumm!

Santosh Bangar said...

tangy curry is delicious

savitha ramesh said...

different dish to me...let me try it...thanks for sharing.u have an award waiting in my blog..plz collect it

divya said...

Wow..very colorful and tempting curry...

Suja Sugathan said...

Aromatic and delicious dish,tangy and spicy

Sowmya said...

A very unique, flavorful combination!

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Ananda Rajashekar said...

I'm sure to love it, looks scrumptious!

Pari said...

wow, that sounds very nice, does it have a strong garlic flavor?



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Swathi said...

I love tangy curries, this one looks delicious.

Harika's Kitchen said...

Sounds good looks grt yummy too

Dipika said...

Mint Tamarind chutney looks very tempting...
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kothiyavunu.com said...

Sounds excellent..never tried this combo...thx for sharing!

aipi said...

Tangy n delicious..love your creativity :)

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Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

wow, what a great chutney to go with practically anything :)

Yummy Team said...

Interesting curry..Looks great..

Pushpa said...

Thankyou all,Pari to answer your question the garlic flavor is not too strong since I added the whole pods.

Archana said...

Interesting! will try it!

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