Sundaikai (turkey berry) Poriyal

Since I brought Sundaikai for sambar I left with more Sundaikai. So I hv decided to make something for myself and for my helper. Wanted to try first before making it for entire family because Sundaikai has it's own taste. I liked it


Sundaikai - 1 Cup
Garlic - 4 finely chopped
Tomato - 1 and 1/2 (finely chopped)
Sambar powder - 1 teaspoon
Oil - 3 teaspoon

Salt as required
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Urad dhal - 1 teaspoon
Green chillies - 2
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon


Cut the Sundaikai into 2 and soak it salt water for 1-2 hours. Drain the water
Heat the kada. When hot add oil
When Oil is hot add mustard seeds when it start to splutter add urad dhal and green chillies
Fry till it is brown
Add Garlic and fry till it is brown
Add Sundaikai and fry for 2 mins
Add water, turmeric powder and salt and cook it well
Add Sambar powder, and finely chopped Tomato and mix it well. Let it cook for another 5 mins