Vengaya Kose

Another simple and easy side dish for Idli, Dosa and Uthappam. Saunf is a commonly used spice in Chettinad.

Onion - 3
Potato - 2
Tomato (preferably country type) - 2, chopped
Oil - 3 Tbsp
Saunf - 1/4 tsp
Cinnamon - 1 small piece
Salt to taste

Masala Paste:
Dry Red Chillies - 5
Saunf - 1 tsp
Daliya (Pottukadalai) - 1 Tbsp
Cinnamon - 1 stick
Khus Khus - 1 Tbsp
Cashew nuts - 4
Coconut - 1/2 cup

Slice the onions and potatoes into thin strips.
Grind all the masala ingredients together to a smooth paste with little water.
Heat oil and add the onions. Saute until onions turn pink. Then add the potatoes.
Saute for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, salt and masala paste.
Stir cook over a medium flame until well blended.
Add  water and simmer cook until the gravy thickens.

Serve hot with Idli / Dosa.


Kalpana Sareesh said…
Is tis somethin glike ghotsu.. i like them..
Nice recipe :)
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Satya said…
hi Minu,
this curry looks very delicious ....i love to have it with parotas...yummy
loved ur sanwich collection too
Super Yummy Recipes

Madhu Pravin said…
Used to hog unlimited idlies wen my mom used to prepare dis... Thanks for posting...

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