2010/03/24

SEPANGKIZHANGU KULAMBU / TARO ROOT CURRY

This is yet another traditional recipe from Andra . I learnt this recipe from my neighbour . Whenever , she prepares this she used to give me in a big bowl . We love this .


INGREDIENTS :

Pearl onions/Sambar onions /Small onions - 1 cup
Garlic cloves - 1/2 cup
Tomato - 1 (medium)
Tamarind - a big lemon size
Mustard,Jeera and Methi seeds - 1 tsp
Curry and coriander leaves
Jaggery - a pinch(optional)
Sambar Powder - 2 tsps
Sepangkizhangu / Taro root -- 250 gms
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Spicy sesame powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Asafoetida as required
Rice flour - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION:


1) Wash the veggie thoroughly and pressure cook for 3 whistles . Once the steam leaves , peel the skin and chopped them . Don't over cook .

2) Heat oil in a kadai . Add mustard,jeera and methi seeds.When it splutters,add onion and curry leaves.Saute till tender.

3) Then , add garlic, chopped tomato and saute them till skinny.

4) Then , add the veggie with all the powders and salt and saute for 2 minutes.

5) Add thick tamarind extract and allow to boil in medium flame till the oil separates out.Add asafoetida while boiling.Dissolve a tsp of rice flour in water and add to it to make a thick gravy .

6) Finally , add jaggery to it . Garnish with coriander leaves before removing from the flame.

Serve hot with Rice .

20 comments :

Neetz said...

now that looks super yummy dear :)...

kamala said...

New recipe to me i use to fry or add in khadi will give a try soon.

Nandini said...

This is so delectable and alluring! I'd love to try this!

SathyaSridhar said...

Woooow,,Shama kuzhambu looks great mouthwatering,,i like my mom's cooking sepankizhangu kuzhambu,,i hv nt tried myself yet cos i feel itching on my tongue if i try this one means how to get rid off the itching,,,thanks for sharing dear,,,take care n keep on smiling.

Priya said...

Thats a fabulous kuzhambu with sepangkizhangu..

Tina said...

Looks yummy and delicious...

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

சேப்பங்கிழங்கு வறுவல்தான் செய்திருக்கேன்,குழம்பு செய்ததில்லை.பார்த்ததும் சாப்பிடனும்போல் இருக்கு..

Sarah Naveen said...

My Fav..looks so yummy!!!

Vidhya said...

Kulambu looks really yummy...

Laavanya said...

I always make roast with this not kuzhambu - how interesting. SOunds yummy.

Viki's Kitchen said...

Very unique and nice kulambu. want to try it soon. Yummy....Like your arts n crafts blog very much. Good job dear.

RV said...

Looks YUMM, it was 2 days ago I made seppakizhangu varuval. Love this vegetable

Gita said...

Very new and interesting kuzumbu Shama...looks very tasty :)

Padma said...

Love this... looks yummy.

Parita said...

I havent tasted this before, sounds very delicious!

Ms.Chitchat said...

I used to add sepangkizhangu in sambar. Ur version looks tasty and the click enhances the richness of the dish.

Valarmathi said...

Never tried sambar with taro root, sounds interesting. Will try this soon.

Deepa G Joshi said...

hey this is something new to me...looks delicious though..

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Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Shama, one more award for you in my blog :)

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

woww..yummy curry shama...i wl send a payasam soonto your event.. :)