Ingredients for Dondakaya Masala/Kunduru Masala curry
250 gms kunduru (dondakayalu)
1 large onion
1 inch ginger
6 to 8 garlic pods
1 tea spoon sesame seeds (til)
1 tea spoon jeera
2 tea spoons dhaniya (whole)
1/2 inch cinnamon
2 to 3 cloves
1 tea spoon khas khas
10 to 12 cashews
2 table spoons ground nuts
1 tea spoons red chilli powder
1/4 tea spoon haldi
salt to taste
1 tea spoon sugar
half lemon size tamarind ball
3 to 4 table spoons of oil
Steamed (boiled) Kunduru/dondakayalu
Wash and make vertical slits to the kunduru/dondakayalu. Season with 1/2 tea spoon of salt. Steam them in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles and keep them aside. (you can also par-boil them)
ingredients being fried for Dondakaya Masala/Kunduru Masala curry
Within 10 to 12 mins the curry will be ready to serve. Take it into a serving bowl and garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves.....Tasty Dondakaya Masala/Kunduru Masala curry is ready.......Tastes good with rice, rotis or chapatis..........
Heat 2 tea spoons of oil in a pan. Add jeera, whole dhaniya, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, ground nuts, cashews and khas khas. Fry until they turn to golden color. Remove and keep them aside. Now to the same add the chopped onions. Fry until they turn translucent.
grind all the fried ingredients
Now grind all the fried ingredients along with tamarind, ginger and garlic to fine paste adding sufficient water.
Stuffing for kunduru/dondakayalu masala curry
To this paste add red chilli powder, salt to taste , haldi and sugar. Mix well and suff the masala to the kunduru's/dondakayalu.