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Sweet Potato Kulambu / Tamilnadu Style Sweet Potato Tamarind Gravy
Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook time: 15 mins | Serves: 4
Author:Hari Chandana P
Cuisine: South Indian
Recipe type: Side dish
- 1 cup Sweet Potato, peeled & chopped
- 1/2 cup Onion, chopped
- 4 tsp Sambar Powder
- 1 – 2 tsp jaggery
- Small lemon sized Tamarind (approx. 1 tbsp)
- 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
- 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
- 1 tsp Chana Dal
- 1/8 tsp Hing
- A few Curry Leaves
- A pinch Turmeric Powder
- Salt to taste
- 1 tbsp Oil
- Soak the tamarind in water for 10 -15 minutes. Squeeze the extract from tamarind and set aside. Discard the pulp.
- Heat oil in a vessel and add the mustard seeds and chana dal. Once they start to splutter, add the fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and hing and saute for a couple of seconds.
- Add the chopped onions and fry until they are transparent.
- Add the chopped sweet potatoes and turmeric to it and saute for a minute.
- Add the sambar powder, 2 cups of tamarind extract, jaggery and salt.
- Dilute the rice flour in little water and add it to the sweet potato mixture.
- Cover it with a lid and let it cook on a medium flame until the pieces are soft.
- When the gravy thickens, remove it from the flame.
- Serve hot with rice.
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