Poondu Kuzhambu

Poondu Kuzhambu

Spicy, tangy and sweet garlic curry

Ingredients

  • 20 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Tomato
  • Tamarind – lemon sized ball
  • 10 small onions
  • Curry leaves – few
  • 2 Red chillies
  • 1 Green chilly
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Urad dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Grated Jaggery
  • Salt – As needed

Instructions

  1. Grind soaked tamarind along with tomato to smooth paste. Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and 2 cups of water.
  2. Heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, urad dal, green chillies, red chillies and curry leaves. Add onion and garlic cloves. Saute till slightly brown.
  3. Add tamarind puree, stir and bring to boil till gravy reduces to half.
  4. Adjust taste with salt and jaggery.
  5. Serve hot or refrigerate for consumption over next few days.

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