Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Chintha Chiguru Vankaya Koora

Hai friends today i am coming with the "chintha chiguru vankaya fry".Last week i went to HongKong market and ther i find Chintha chiguru soon i grab it and place in my cart.Every time i used to try dal and podi i know only two recipes.But luckily yesterday when i was watching Maa tv they show this curry i was really happy to see the recipe and give a try.We love it and want to share with u guys.Ok lets go to the recipe


chintha chiguru(Tamarind Leaves)-1 cup
brinjal/vankayalu-6 to 7
Turmeric little pinch
Dry coconut-2 tsp
salt to taste
chilli powder-1 tsp
Garlic cloves-2

For seasoning:
Oil-1 tsp
Urad dal-1/2 tsp
Chana dal-1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Dry red chilli pieces-few
Curry Leaves few


First remove the stems and dirt leaves  and clean the tamarind leaves well with water .
Take of the leaves from the water and keep it aside.
Take the blender jar and add the tamarind leaves,chilli powder,garlic cloves,dry coconut,salt and blend to paste.
Keep this paste aside.


Place the pan and heat it .
When it gets heat add the required amount of oil ,urad dal,chana dal and heat it
Fry this until the dals turns to light brown.
To this add the mustard seeds,jeera,dry red chilli pieces,curry leaves and heat it.
When it gets heat the mustard seeds starts to pop at this time add the chopped onions and give a saute.
Fry the onions till it turns to light brown.
Add the brinjal cut pieces and fry until it gets cooked.
When the brinjal get cooked add the grinded paste and mix well.
The paste must coated well to the pieces.
Take this out in the serving cup.
Serve hot with steamed hot rice .This goes nice with the hot rice.

Today i would like to show one of my oil painting.Here is the painting.


  1. That must have tasted great. I have chinta chiguru pachhadi, but never had it like this in curry. Sounds delicious and very new.

  2. Thank u very much Priya.Yeah it tasted great.Try this u love it.

  3. Looks delicious. Nice recipe. I haven't tried anything with tamarind leaves. I need too.

  4. Chala bagundi vineela mee curry.. lovely step by step pictures.. thanks for sharing :)
    Indian Cuisine

  5. Thank u Swathi.Try this u will love it.

  6. lovely curry......looks yummy

  7. New to me and looks delish ...

  8. looks delicious dear...
    painting looks awesome :)

  9. Omg, delicious koora,simply inviting..

  10. Its been ages since I had chinta chiguru :(

    Looks sooooo good :)

  11. chala rojulu ....tarvatha chinta chiguru choosanu .... where did u get it ? very yummy and tempting...