Thursday, May 17, 2012

Madras thorn curry

Madras thorn is generally called as Manila Tamarind,Cheema chintakaya in telugu,goriki likka in tamil,vilayati ambli in gujarati,jungle jalebi or ganga Imli in hindi,seeme hunase in kannada etc.
today i learnt this curry in a cookery show,which reminded me of my childhood days eating this sweet madras thorn.


Madras thorn / Cheema chintakaya- 1 cup
Oil - 4 tsp
mustard - 1 tsp
Jeera / cummin seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 tsp
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Onion - 1/2 cup
Green chillies - 2
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Tomato puree - 1 cup
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
salt to taste


Heat Oil add mustard and let it splutter,then add cummin seeds,Curry leaves, Green chillies,
ginger garlic paste, Onion,turmeric, Madras thorn,tomato puree,Chilli powder and salt and saute well.when cooked remove from fire and serve hot with Roti or Rice.....

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