Garlic Poritha Kuzhambu

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Total Time:
20 Minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Garlic - 20 to 25 Cloves
  • Onion - 1 (medium)
  • Tur Dal - 1/2 cup
  • Sambar powder - 1 to 1.5 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - A pinch
  • Oil - 6 tbsp
  • Mustard - 1/2 tbsp
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Curry leaves - A few
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Garlic Poritha Kuzhambu

  • Peel the garlic cloves and chop into small pieces. Chop the onion into fine pieces.
  • Pressure cook dal and keep aside.
  • In a frying pan, add five tbsp of oil and heat.
  • Then add the chopped onions and garlic and fry till onion turns light brown.
  • Pour water into it and add sambar powder, turmeric powder, salt and let the onion and garlic cook for a while.
  • After the garlic gets cooked well, add dal and let it cook for sometime. Then remove from fire.
  • Heat a tbsp of oil and add mustard for garnishing and then the curry leaves. Transfer this into the cooked garlic kuzhambu after the mustard splutters.
  • Serve with rice.