Monday, March 30, 2009

Garlic Tamarind Gravy (Poondu Kulambu)



Garlic pods, peeled - 1 cup
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Onion, chopped - 1
Tomato, chopped - 2
Tamarind - Lemon sized
Red Chillies - 3
Chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 3 tsp
Coriander leaves - few
Oil - 2 tsp
Salt to taste


  • Soak tamarind in water for 10 Min's and extract a cup of tamarind juice from it and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds to it, after it splutters add red chillies to it.
  • Add the chopped onions to it and fry till they are golden brown.
  • Then add tomatoes and fry till they become soft.
  • Add garlic, turmeric powder, chilly powder and coriander powder to it and mix well.
  • Then add tamarind juice, 1 cup of water and salt to it.
  • Cook the gravy till it becomes thick and garlic are soft.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it.

And this goes to Meals on Wheels hosted by LG of Taste of Mysore.


Shama Nagarajan said...

i love this recipe.......

LG said...

Thanks for your contribution to my event.

Gita's Kitchen said...

Excellent photo Valarmathi, looks so yummy, I too love poondu kuzambu, I used to make it at least once a week!

meeso said...

Mmmmm, sounds yummy!

Priya said...

Wow fabulous picture Valar...Just drooling rite now here!

Sanghi said...

This is so different.. Will surely try out..!

Mallika Suresh said...

wow actualyl i am trying to get good recipe for this.. my hubby likes will try and tell u.. thanks forsharing nice recipe

Premyscakes said...

lovely kolumbu, it is my fav.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow something new and tangy.....Looks yum yum....

rekhas kitchen said...

oohh wow looks so yummy your kulambu pic makes me drool


My favorite! Looks so Yummy :)

Varsha Vipins said...

God..the pic is popping out of screen n for a big garlic fan like me its just too much Valarmathi..looks amazingly yum..Loved the flavorful combo..:)
Have a great weekend..!!

s said...

fab recipe


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