Garlic Onion Kara Kuzhambu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 10 to 15 - sambar onion (pearl onion)
  • 8 to 10 - garlic flakes
  • 1 - tomato (medium size)
  • Tamarind, lemon size
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - salt or as per taste
  • To grind:
  • 5 to 6 - red chillies
  • 1 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper
  • 1 tsp - jeera
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp - khus khus
  • Fresh ginger - a small piece (2 inch)
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp - asafetida powder
  • Curry leaves - a few

How to Make Garlic Onion Kara Kuzhambu

  • Soak tamarind in water and extract two cups of thick tamarind juice.
  • Peel the onion and garlic.
  • Chop tomato finely.
  • In a kadai put one tsp of oil and fry separately red chillies, coriander seeds, pepper, jeera, fenugreek seeds, khus khus and ginger.
  • Cool and grind it to a fine paste.
  • In a thick bottomed kadai, put the oil and when it is hot add mustard.
  • When it pops up add urad dal and fry till it becomes light brown.
  • Add asafoetida powder, curry leaves, onion and garlic flakes and fry for a while.
  • Then add chopped tomato, turmeric power, salt and fry till it mashes well.
  • Then add the ground paste and mix well.
  • Add required water and make it semi liquid.
  • Close with lid and bring to boil.
  • When it starts boiling, add tamarind water and stir well.
  • Allow to boil till it is slightly thick.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Kamala's Corner
  • Recipe Courtesy: Kamala's Corner

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