Kathirikka means Brinjal in tamil. Today i am giving you the recipe for masala powder to stuff in side the brinjal or ennai kathirikka podi. There are many different method to powder this masala. I tried this traditional method of powder to stuff the brinjal for making stuffed kathirikka and ennai kathirikka and podi potta kathirikka. More than that we can use this powder for any other vegetables. We can stuff this in Bindi or ladies finger or sprinkle little masala powder when we are making potato, taro, raw banana, carrot, beetroot or any other vegetables.
We can store this powder in fridge for 2 or 3 months. Let us see how to make this multi purpose powder.
Preparation time approx 15 minutes.
- 3 tbsp channa daal
- 3 tbsp coriander seeds
- 1 tbsp urad daal
- 1/4 cup of ground nuts
- 1 tbsp thil or sesame seeds. ( white or black)
- small piece of stone asafoetida or 1/2 tsp asafoetida powder.
- 1/2 tsp turmeric
- 15 red chillies. ( according to your taste. )
- few curry leaves.
- 1tbsp oil
- salt to taste.
In a pan add 1 tbsp oil and heat. Add stone asafoetida and fry till it is crispy.Take it out and keep aside. In the same oil add peanuts, channa daal, urad daal fry till it becomes brown. Add coriander seeds fry for few more seconds and take out. Now fry the red chillies and curry leaves. Fry seasame seeds and take out and keep aside.
When the maslasa ingredients are cool add salt, and turmeric powder. Powder this in a mixi till you get finely powdered masala.