Poondu milagu kuzhambu recipe | How to make poondu milagu kuzhambu recipe
 
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Poondu milagu kuzhambu recipe-Tangy and spicy stew with garlic and black peppercorns. Very easy kuzhambu recipe!
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 3
Ingredients
  • Grind to a smooth paste:
  • 2 tablespoons urad dal
  • 2 tablespoons gram dal
  • 1½ teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 3 dried red chillies
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon asafoetida
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • For kuzhambu
  • 1 medium lemon sized tamarind ball
  • 8-10 garlic cloves
  • 3-4 small eggplants,chopped
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 small piece of jaggery
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon fenugreek seeds
Instructions
  1. Heat 2 teaspoons sesame oil in a pan and fry gram dal,urad dal,dried red chillies,coriander seeds till golden brown. Switch off the flame and add add curry leaves. Mix well and let cool. Grind to a coarse/smooth paste. Soak tamarind in water and extract thick juice.
  2. In the same pan add 1 more teaspoon sesame oil and temper with mustard seeds.Add fenugreek seeds and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic cloves,chopped eggplants and saute for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add the tamarind juice and bring to a boil. Add 1½ cups water,salt,turmeric powder and mix well. Let boil for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the ground paste and mix well. Boil for 10 minutes. Add jaggery and cook till the gravy thickens. Once the stew is thick,add ½ teaspoon oil and remove from flame. Serve poondu milagu kuzhambu hot with rice.
Notes
1. For any kuzhambu sesame oil tastes best
2. I have used coriander powder as I did not have seeds. I used 1 tablespoon powder
3. You can use ready made tamarind paste too
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