Poondu Milagu Kulambu Recipe | South Indian


Poondu Milagu Kulambu Recipe

Poondu Milagu Kulambu Recipe
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Poondu Milagu Kulambu Recipe | South Indian

Poondu Milagu Kulambu Recipe - It is spicy and tangy,at the same time garlic adds a lot of flavour to the curry.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: tamilnadu
Servings: 4
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients for Poondu Milagu Kulambu

  • 1/4 cup Small onion / Shallots
  • 1/4 cup Tamarind
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tbsp Jaggery Optional
  • Salt – As needed

To sautee and grind

  • 2 tbsp Black pepper
  • 4 Red chilli
  • 1/4 cup Garlic
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 3 sprigs Curry leaves

To temper

  • 1/2 tbsp Fenugreek seeds / vendhayam
  • 1 tbsp Mustard


How to cook the recipe

  • In a kadai, heat a tsp of oil and add pepper, red chili first, give it a stir and then cumin seeds and garlic. fry for a minute and add onion, tomato, curry leaves and fry for 2 minutes in medium flame. If you like whole garlic in your kulambu, you can add 2/4th garlic and sautee just 1/4th of the garlic.
  • Cool down and grind to a paste. Add little water if needed. Extract tamarind pulp by soaking it in hot water for 30 mins, with a cup of water.
  • Heat oil, temper with the items given under ‘To temper’ . Add peeled onion and fry till golden. Add whole garlic if you have add in first step.
  • Add tamarind pulp, salt, turmeric, jaggery and boil for 2 minutes. Add ground paste and add more water 1 & 1/2 cups and mix well.
  • Boil until thick for 5 minutes and transfer to the serving bowl.

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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