Freshly grated Coconut - 1 cup
Green chillies - 3-4
Sambar powder - 2 tsps
Haldi powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Tamarind - 1 small lemon size
Curry leaves - few
Toor dal - 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves for garnishing.
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Oil - 1tsp
Take a vessel with water and soak the tamarind .
Take a fresh coconut and grate it .
Put the fresh coconut in the tamarind extract liquid.
Keep the liquid on the gas and let it boil.
Add salt, haldi powder,cut green chillies,sambar powder, hing, curry leaves.
Pressure cook the toor dal with water
Let the coconut kuzhambu boil nicely.
Add the cooked toor dal and mix nicely.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Take a kadai with little oil and season with mustard seeds.
Pour the seasoning on the thengai (coconut) kuzhambu.
The yummy thengai (Coconut ) kuzhambu is hot and ready.
You can have this thengai kuzhambu with some poriyal and sutta appalam.
This is my paternal Grandma's recipe which she would make quite often and we would eagerly wait for this
Kuzhambu and finish off the whole vessel in a jiffy.