Thursday, August 27, 2015

Mathuramulla Inji Curry/Sweet Ginger Curry

Mathuramulla Inji Curry/Sweet Ginger Curry

Mathuramulla Inji curry means sweet ginger curry/pickle. Inji curry is an exotic dish and indispensable part of Kerala Sadhya. Inji curry is  made with ginger and tamarind. Here I made the same recipe with a twist by adding dates to sweeten up the curry. The aroma of fried ginger,the heat of chilies, the and the sweetness and flavor of  dates is very appetizing .Try this recipe,you will surely love it.

Thinly sliced Ginger-2  cups
Chopped dates- 2 cup
Raisins- 10-12
Green chilly- 4-5
Shallots- 2
Chilly powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek powder- 1/2 tsp
Tamarind- small gooseberry sized ball
Curry leaves
mustard seeds- a few
Salt to taste
oil for frying.

Clean ginger and chop it finely.Fry in oil till brown and crispy. If it is chunky sized make this into a course  powder using a mixer.
Add dates, raisins and  1/2 cup of tamarind pulp in a pan and simmer till the dates are soft.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds followed by curry leaves and fry.
Next add chopped shallots and green chilly and continue to fry till slightly brown.  Reduced the heat and add chilly powder and fenugreek powder, saute for a few seconds Mix in the fried ginger and the dates tamarind mixture.  Add salt and simmer till the gravy thickens and oil to separates.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


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