Varutharacha kuzhambu or a gravy prepared without using cooked dal as in regular sambar , but using only roasted coconut and few ingredients makes an excellent alternative to the daily routine of rasam, sambar esp in Tamil households . This is made using drumsticks, brinjals or pumpkins with one or few vegetables .
When you want something different to mix with rice instead of the usual daily dal | parup sambar or rasam , , varutharcha kuzhambu is the best bet . ??simplest ingredients , no dal , just coconut and few ingredients to grind with , and a delicious kuzhambu with veggies of your choice .is ready . ( Varutharacha means roast and ground )
Yet another yummy side dish slowly becoming not so popular and falling into forgotten recipes , but once you try this, definitely it will be on your fortnightly menu if not weekly .
The main flavor comes from roasted ground coconut so you cannot skimp on this and expect a good tasty kuzhambu .