Maa Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe (Dry Mango Curry)

Maa Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe

Remember the homemade maa vathals that I posted a while back?! Many of you had asked me how did I use the maavathals...we usually make this maa vathal kuzhambu or add maa vathal in fish kuzhambu which is so flavourful.If you are a fan of pulikuzhambu then am sure you will fall for this maa vathal kuzhambu too :)

Now with no further delays let get on to to learn maa vathal kuzhambu recipe.

Lunch Ready with Rice, Mavathal Kuzhambu,,Cluster Beans Paruppu Usili and Sutta Appalam!!

Maa Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe 

Maa Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Maa Vathal - 10
Tamarind - 1 tbsp
Small Onion - 10
Tomato - 1 roughly chopped
Garlic pearls - 5
Brinjal - 2 small
Sambar powder - 1 tsp
Water - 1 cup
Coconut - 1 tbsp
Water - as needed
Jaggery Syrup - 1 tsp(optional)
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Split Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Curry Leaves - a sprig


  1. Take few maavathals and soak in 1/4 cup hot water,Set aside.Soak tamarind in 3/4 cup warm water,Set aside.How to make maa vathal kuzhambu - Step1
  2. In a kadai / pan heat oil - add the items listed under 'to temper', then add onion, garlic, tomatoes and brinjal saute for 2mins.How to make maa vathal kuzhambu - Step2
  3. Then add sambar powder and saute till  mushy and all the veggies are nicely fried.
    How to make maa vathal kuzhambu - Step3
  4. Now add maavathal along with soaked water.Add required salt.Filter and add the tamarind pulp.Add water to adjust the consistency.Let it boil until raw smell of tamarind leaves.Grind coconut to a smooth paste.
    How to make maa vathal kuzhambu - Step4
  5. Add coconut paste after brinjal gets cooked.Let it boil for a good 5mins in sim.Add jaggery syrup,bring to a quick boil and switch off.
    How to make maa vathal kuzhambu - Step4
Serve with hot rice.
Maa Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe

My Notes:

Maa Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe