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Poondu or Garlic Kuzhambu Recipe

Poondu or Garlic Kuzhambu is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
2 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 small Lemon sized - Tamarind
  • 1/3 cup - small onion, peeled
  • 1/3 cup - garlic, peeled
  • 1 generous pinch - Jaggery
  • Salt as needed
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 sprig - Curry leaves
  • 2 tsp - sambar powder
  • To temper:
  • 3/4 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp - tur dal
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin or Jeera
  • 3 tsp - oil
  • How to Make Poondu or Garlic Kuzhambu:

    1. Soak tamarind in warm water for 1/2 hours and extract the juice.
    2. Heat kadai with oil, add tempering items followed by curry leaves, garlic and small onion.
    3. Fry till onion and garlic turn golden brown.
    4. Add tamarind extract, turmeric, salt, jaggery, sambar powder and stir well. Bring to a boil.
    5. Simmer till the kuzhambu gets thicker and onions and garlic are cooked well.
    6. Transfer to serving bowl and serve with rice and ghee or sesame oil.
    7. Recipe courtesy: Rak's Kitchen



     

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