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Manathakkali Keerai Thogayal

Ingredients: 3 cups Manathakkali Keerai (peeled and washed) 2 tablespoons Urad Dal 3/4 tablespoon Black Pepper 3-4 Red Chillies (optional) 1 small lemon-sized Tamarind 2 tablespoons Oil Salt to taste Method: Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan and fry the Manathakkali Keerai until cooked. Remove from the pan and let it cool. In the same pan, heat another tablespoon of oil and fry the urad dal, black pepper, and red chillies (if using) until the dal turns brown. Allow it to cool. Grind the fried ingredients along with tamarind and salt into a paste. Mix the paste with hot white rice and ghee. Serve with ilai vadam or appalam. Karuveppilai Kuzhambu Recipe for Pathiya Samayal Contest Entry by Shripriya Ramakrishnan Ingredients: 5-6 sticks Kandathippili 4-5 Arisithippili grains 1 teaspoon Sukku (dried ginger) powder 1 teaspoon Milagu (black pepper) 1 teaspoon Jeera (cumin seeds) 2-4 Red Chillies (optional) A small pinch of Asafoetida 15-20 Curry Leaves A pinch of Turmeric Tamarind paste from