Kara kuzhambu

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • lemon size - tamarind
  • 5 - pearl onion
  • 2 - tomatoes (medium size)
  • 5 - garlic
  • small quantity - curry leaves
  • small quantity - black gram dal
  • small quantity - Bengal gram dal
  • small quantity - mustard
  • small quantity - fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 4 - red chillies
  • small quantity - turmeric powder
  • small quantity - asafetida
  • 3 tbsp - sesame oil
  • salt to taste

How to Make Kara kuzhambu

  • Soak tamarind in hot water for 10 minutes. Then filter all the dust particles and make it a paste.
  • Cut onions, tomatoes, garlic and keep other ingredients ready.
  • Fry fenugreek for a minute and make it powdered.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard, fry red chillies, curry leaves, black gram dal, Bengal gram dal and onions.
  • Follow that by adding tomatoes, garlic, red chilli powder, coriander powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder, and little salt.
  • Pour tamarind paste to this mixture. Mix them well.
  • The content has to boil and come to half. It has to be boiled at least for 30 minutes.
  • Add fenugreek powder and mix it well.
  • Recipe courtesy: http://tamilveg.blogspot.com/