Inji(Ginger) Curry


Inji(Ginger) Curry

It is an essential item for Ona sadya
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 30 people



  • Heat 4 tbsp of oil in a non stick tawa.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add fenugreek seeds, spilt red chilly and saute until fenugreek turns into light brown color.
  • Add chopped ginger, chopped green chilly and curry leaves and stir until the ginger pieces become half of its original size.
  • Heat the rest of oil in another pan.
  • Add the grated coconut and stir evenly until it turns brown.
  • Add coriander powder and put off the flame.
  • Add red chilly powder and turmeric powder.
  • Allow it to cool and then, grind this mix into a fine paste.
  • Add this paste into the ginger.
  • Boil it for 2 - 3 mins.
  • Add salt, grated jaggery and tamarind pulp.
  • Simmer, until oil floats on top.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Sprinkle asafoetida powder and mix well.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Keep in a glass container.
  • :- Adjust the sweet- salt balance after tasting the curry.
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Response (3)
  1. s
    sreejesh.m iritty June 26, 2007

    Oh very good curry.

  2. b
    betty June 18, 2008

    its came out well.thanks

  3. j
    john September 27, 2006

    Good one..all must try

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