Monday, August 30, 2010

Orange Skin Pachadi / Orange thoal vathakuzhambu

  • Orange Skin -1/4 cup
  • Onion - 1/2 cup chopped finely
  • Sambar podi - 3 tsp
  • Sesame oil - 2 1/2 tbsp
  • Hing - Pinch
  • Curry Leaves
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Channa Dhal - 1 tsp
  • Tamarind - 1 tsp if it is paste or small lemon size
  • Jaggery - small quantity

1. Take 2 1/2 tbsp of sesame oil and heat it.2. Put 1/2 tsp of Mustard seeds, 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds, 1 tsp channa dhal, 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds.
3. After they splutter, put curry leaves, 3 tsp of Sambar podi and fry them in that oil. 
4. Then put the onions and saute them well and once the onions turn transparent, add the orange skin and saute them.

5. Then once the skin is half cooked, add the sambar podi and mix them well. 

6. After the sambar podi mixes well in the mixture, pour the tamarind water into the mixture. ( You can use 1 tsp of tamarind paste also)

7. Then pour some 1 cup of water and bring the mixture to boil.

8. Then put perungayam/hing, Salt as required. then again boil till the mixture becomes thick.
9. Once the mixture gets thick, add some small quantity of jaggery and again boil it.

 10. Yummy, tangy and tasty orange skin vathakuzhambu is ready to serve.


Satya said...

u r a gr8 cook ya ...very innovative way of making pachadi ...looks delicious


Priya said...

Very tempting pachadi..