Chettinad Chukka is a popular chettinad recipe made with Mutton/Chicken. For the vegetarian version i prepare with Paneer and Peas. You can also use vegetables like Cauliflower, Brinjal or Plantain.
Onions big chopped-1
Tomato medium chopped-2
Ginger and Gralic paste-1tbsp
Garlic clove chopped-3
Salt to taste
Whole red chilly( broken)-4
Grind the following to smooth paste
Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds, whole red chilly, curry leaves and chopped garlic. Fry for few minutes and add the onions, ginger and garlic paste saute until the raw smell leaves. Now add the peas, paneer and tomatoes. Fry for few more minutes until tomatoes are mashed. Add red chilly powder, coriander powder and the ground paste and saute for few minutes. Add enough salt and water, bring to boil. Cook until the gravy thickens. Serve hot with Roti/Chapati.