2011/02/19

POONDU KULAMBU / GARLIC CURRY


This is also one of my earlier post . I am reposting this for Sara's Healing food - Ginger Garlic Event along with Ginger Thokku .

INGREDIENTS:

Sambar onion - 1 cup
Garlic cloves - 1 cup
Tomato - 1 (medium)
Red Chillies - 3
Tamarind - a big lemon size
Mustard,Jeera and Methi seeds - 1 tsp
Curry and coriander leaves
Jaggery - a pinch(optional)
Sambar Powder - 2 tsps
Asafoetida - 2 tsps
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION:

1) Heat oil in a kadai.Add mustard,jeera and methi seeds.When it splutters,add onion,red chillies and curry leaves.
2) After 2 minutes,add garlic .Fry till onion and garlic becomes tender.
3) Then add chopped tomato.wait till it forms thick gravy.
4) Add sambar powder , salt and saute for 2 minutes.
5) Add thick tamarind extract and allow to boil in medium flame till the oil separates out and gravy thickens . Add asafoetida while boiling .Garnish with coriander leaves before removing from the flame.This is my earlier post photo.



Serve hot with rice or puliyotharai.

18 comments :

Rekha shoban said...

healthy and yummy curry!

Priti said...

I feel like having this rite now ....looks very gud

sowmya's creative saga said...

yumm..love this ..I add lots of ginger too..

Priya Sreeram said...

hey was planning to make poondu kuzhambu for the past 2-3 days; the pic defenitely tempts me to make withoput delay !!

divya said...

looks absolutely wonderful...

Tina said...

Flavourful and delicious curry...

jeyashrisuresh said...

nice version of poondu kuzhambhu

Sharmi said...

I have heard of this curry but never tried! have to sometime. the problem is I love garlic and my hubby does not.

Chitra said...

I too make similarly :) Looks mouthwatering :)

S.Menaga said...

very tempting...

Swathi said...

Looks delicious. love it.

Sarah Naveen said...

LOve this..looks so yummy!!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

My ever time favorite, i too make same way except tomato!

Aruna Manikandan said...

Nice flavorful kulambu :)

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely entries ..yum!

Indymac friends help center said...

This sure would be a hit in my home as my husband and I both love garlic, so must try :)

Laavanya said...

I love poondu and this kuzhambu looks tangy and tasty.

sangeeta said...

Must try this one....a garlic lover here:)