Mochai Kottai Kuzhambu Kamala 16 years ago A delicious gravy that is made with mochai kottai (dried beans). We can also substitute Mochai Kottai with Karamani (cow gram) or Whole gram (Kondai kadalai). Kondaikadalai Masala KuzhambuDifficulty: EasyThis tangy kuzhambu made with kondai kadalai is served with hot rice or roti. Cuisine: Indian, TamilKaramani KuzhambuDifficulty: EasyA gravy dish made with karamani (cowgram), tamarind and coconut. This dish is served with steamed rice. Cuisine: Indian, Tamil Pin Print Mochai Kottai Kuzhambu Recipe rating: N/A Recipe by S Kamala Course: KuzhambuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy Servings4servingsPrep time5minutesCooking time15minutes A delicious gravy made with mochai kottai (dried beans) and tamarind. This is served with steamed rice. Ingredients Mochai Kottai – 1 cup Tamarind – Lemon size Salt – 2 teaspoon Sambar Powder – 1 heaped tablespoon Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoon Oil – 2 tablespoon Mustard – 1 teaspoon Sambar Onion – 5 Curry leaves – few Directions Soak tamarind and salt in one cup of water. In a kadai put one teaspoon oil and fry the Mochai Kottai till it turns light brown. Put it in a pressure cooker and add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for three whistles. Cool it and drain the excess water.Squeeze out the tamarind and extract the juice. Add more water and again take out the remaining juice. The tamarind juice should be of 3 cups. Add sambar powder and turmeric powder to the tamarind juice. Add cooked mochai kottai also. Mix well and bring to boil.Grind the coconut to a fine paste. Add to the boiling kuzhambu. Stir well. Allow to boil in a low flame for few more minutes. Season it with mustard, curry leaves and chopped onion. Notes You can also make the above Kuzhambu using Karamani (cow gram) or Whole gram (Kondai kadalai) instead of Mochai Kottai (dried beans).