Poondu Kolambu

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Description

Type: 
Vegetarian
Category: 
Curries
Cuisine: 

South Indian

Spicy Index: 
3
Aroma Index: 
3
Cooking Time: 
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Toor dal 2 Tablespoon
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Jeeragam 1 Teaspoon
  • Dry Red Chili 4
  • Small onions 10 to 12
  • Crushed Ginger 1 Tablespoon
  • Coriander (Dhania) Powder 1.5 Teaspoon
  • Chili Powder 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder a pinch
  • Curry leaves- 2 sprigs
  • Crushed Garlic pods 10 to 12
  • Garlic pods 10 ( Fry it in oil and leave it aside)
  • Tamarind a lemon size
  • Mustard 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Gingerlly Oil or nalla ennai
  • Salt
 

Preparation method

  1. Add oil to the kadai and add mustard when it splutters , add toor dal, dry red chili, jeera and fry for 1 minutes.
  2. Add chopped small onions, crushed gingers, coriander(dhaniya) powder, chili powder , turmeric powder and curry leaves fry for 1 minute.
  3. Add crushed garlic, salt and tamarind pulp and boil it till raw smell goes.
  4. When oil separates add the fried garlic and switch off the stove.
  5. Finally add 1/2 Teaspoon of ghee to kara kulambu it gives good taste.
  6. Poondu Kulambu is great with steamed rice and appalam.
 
Allergy Advice
Contains the following allergic products: 
▪ Mustard

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