Vathal kulambhu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - Dry Mixed Vathal (dried mango, sundakai, manathakali or use just one kind)
  • 1/2 cup -Tamarind (Extract)
  • 1 tbsp Jaggery (crushed)
  • 2-3 - Garlic (chopped)
  • 2-3 - Shallots
  • 1/4 cup - water
  • Seasoning: Salt according to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - Sambhar powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Red chilly powder (optional)
  • Tempering: 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seed
  • 1/4 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 3-4 - Curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp -Sesame oil
  • 1/3 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 2 Green chillies (slit and deseeded)
  • Garnish: Coriander, chopped
  • Accompaniments: Steamed Rice
  • Appalam

How to Make Vathal kulambhu

  • Pre-preparations:
  • Add water and jaggery to a ball sized tamarind. Let it soak for 15-20 minutes. Make pulp out of it and keep it aside.
  • Temper the ingredients in sesame oil till you get the aroma.
  • Add the dried vegetables or just the sundakai to the tempered ingredients and saute till golden brown.
  • Add the shallots and garlic and fry again till translucent.
  • To the tempered and sauteed mixture, add the tamarind pulp, mix it well. Add the water and let it come to a boil.
  • Once it comes to boil, reduce heat and let it simmer for five minutes.
  • Remove from fire and garnish with coriander.
  • Serve hot with a bowl of steamed rice and crisps.