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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Poondu (Garlic) Kuzhambu

This  is a medicated curry, a traditional preparation of South India esp Tamil Nadu.Can be done in 12 mins cooking time and serves 4 no.s.Very tasty gravy that .goes very well with Steamed  rice,Idli ,uthappam and dosa.Enjoy ur meal. BonAppetit!

Poondu (Garlic) Kuzhambu - Garlic cooked in tamarind pulp with spices


20 garlic cloves
1  chopped onions
1  chopped tomato
tamarind pulp of lemon size tamarind
3/4 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
3/4 tsp salt to taste
2 tbsp grated coconut(ground with 1 small onion and 1/2 tsp cumin seeds)
a sprig chopped curry leaves
few chopped coriander leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp refined oil
200ml water


1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,then garlic cloves,then chopped onions,chopped curry leaves, coriander leaves, and saute well.
2.Add freshly ground pepper powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt to taste and saute well till oil separates.
3.Now add tamarind pulp and 1 cup water saute well.
4.Then add coconut paste and 1 cup water and cook well.
5.Turn off the flame after 3 mins.
6.Serve it hot with rice and idli,dosa and uthappam.


Chitra said...

i love this spicy tangy and garlicy curry...very quick and easy to make curry..

divya said...

looks yummy and delicious...

Saru Singhal said...

Looks very spicy and can be used as a side dish! Thanks!