Saturday 12 October 2013

KULAMBU CURRY: A Spicy And Delicious South Indian Curry

  • 3 big Tomatoes cut into small pieces
  • 2 medium sized Potatoes
  • 1/2 of a medium sized Brinjal
  • 100 gms green Peas
  • 1 medium sized Onion finely chopped
  • 2-3 Garlic Cubes finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp of Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4  tsp of Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Kulambu Powder
  • 1/4 tsp of Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Channa Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 1 Dry Red Chilli
  • Curry Leaves for seasoning
  • Coriander Leaves for garnishing
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil to Cook

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                                                                      KULAMBU CURRY

  • Wash all the vegetables(Tomatoes,Potatoes,Brinjal) and cut them.
  • Heat a pan with 1 tsp oil and put all the cut vegetables to fry in a medium flame. Once the frying is done, keep the vegetables in a bowl for cooling.
  • After cooling, make a paste of the fried vegetables in mixer grinder. Donot make a fine paste, keep it little coarse.
  • Again heat a pan with 2 tsp oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, dry red chilli, channa dal, chopped garlic cubes, finely chopped onion, finely chopped green chillies.
  • Once the onion becomes little brown, add cut tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli Powder, 1 tsp salt, kulambu powder, tamarind pulp and mix well. Cook it for 5-6 mins or till the gravy is ready.
  • Now mix the vegetable paste with the above prepared gravy and stir it well. Add little water and let it boil for another 2-3 mins.
  • The Kulambu Curry is ready now. Garnish it with finely chopped coriander leaves. Serve it hot with rice.