- Mutton\Chicken\Mixed vegetables (beans, carrot, potato, green peas, cauliflower, knoolkol, etc) -250g
- Grated Coconut – 50 g
- Green Chillies – 6
- Sombu (aniseed) – 1 tbsp
- Cuscus – 1 tbsp
- onions 2- thinly sliced
- tomato 2 -sliced
- ginger 2″ – pounded
- garlic paste 1 tsp
- cinnamon 1″
- cardamom 4 pieces
- cloves 4 pieces
- brinji leaves 4 pieces
- chilli powder half tsp
- coriander powder half tsp
- turmeric powder half tsp
- salt to taste
o Clean Mutton\Chicken\Mixed vegetables, cut into small pieces and boil with turmeric powder.
o Soak cuscus in warm water for 15m
*Fry green chillies in 2 tsp oil. Add coconut, sombu and cuscus to chillies and grind into fine paste.
*Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan and fry in low heat cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, brinji leaves. When they splutter add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 30s.
*Add onions and fry till golden brown. Add tomato pieces and fry till it gets mashed.
* Mix chilli, coriander and turmeric powder and salt.
*Add boiled mutton/chicken/mixed vegetables and fry for 1 minute.
*Add coconut paste and sufficient water, curry leaves and boil for 5 minutes.
Note: This gravy goes well with Puri, Idiappam, Aappam, Idli and dosai.