Poondu Kolambu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Poondu - around 25 to 30 pieces.
  • ghee - 2 tsp.
  • Black pepper - 1 tsp (if needed very hot you can add as per your taste).
  • Red chilli - 2 (again according to taste).
  • Tuvar dal - 1 tsp.
  • Tamarind - 1 small ball.
  • Kadi Patha - a couple of them.
  • Salt - to taste.

How to Make Poondu Kolambu

  • Soak the tamarind in water and make a thick paste of it.
  • Fry garlic in ghee until the smell goes, which adds more flavour to the kolambu.
  • Fry all the other ingredients and add the tamarind.
  • In a kadai, take the mixture and boil well along with poondu and salt according to taste.
  • Once it thickens, it is ready to be served with hot rice, gingili oil and pappad.