Website of the Year India 2016



Poondu or Garlic Kuzhambu Recipe

Poondu or Garlic Kuzhambu is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
 
On :
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Category :
Kid 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
4

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




     

    Bawarchi of the Week

    Chef Balvinder Pal Singh Lubana

    Chef Balvinder Pal Singh Lubana

    Chef Balvinder, an expert in North Indian cuisine, is the Executive Sous Chef at Renaissance Lucknow Hotel.

    know more
  • Egg Pudding

    Egg Pudding

    Non-Vegetarian

  • Tomatoes Stuffed with Prawns
  • Rava Pulihora

    Rava Pulihora

    Festive