Sunday, April 18, 2010

Poondu Kulambu (Garlic curry)

garlic - 2 handful
small onions - 1 cup (chopped)
red chillies - 4 (broken into two)
tomato - 2 (chopped)
salt to taste
mustard seeds - 1 tsp
urad dal - 1 tsp
oil - 5 tsp
curry leaves - 10 - 15
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
corriander powder - 1 tsp
pepper - coarse powder - 1 tsp
hing - 1/4 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
tamarind - size of a lemon

- make a puree with tamarind
- in a pan add oil
- when the oil is hot add the mustard seeds and urad dal
- as the dal changes colour add the red chillies and curry leaves
- add the onions and garlic and fry till they change their colour to golden brown
- to this add the tomato and fry till they are mushy
- now to this add salt, hing, red chilli powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, corriander powder
- mix well
- add tamarind water and allow that to boil for 10 mins
- when it thickens remove and serve with hot rice...


Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy kulambu....nice one

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

looks yummy hubby's fav:)

Priti said...

I like this kulambu very much..thanks for the recipe :) ..looks gud