Vendhaya Kuzhambu / Fenugreek Seeds Curry / Menthilu Pulusu / Methi ki Salan

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Vendhiya Kuzhambu:(Country Style) Vendhaya Kara Kuzhambu. Vendhaya Puli Kuzhambu. Menthilu Pulusu. Methi ki Salan. Fenugreek Seeds Gravy. Ingredients: Pearl Onions 1 cupGarlic 5-7 cloves – crushedTomato 1 small – choppedTamarind milk 1 cupSaltTurmericChili powderJaggery 1 spoonFenugreek seeds 2 spoons – toasted and powderedSesame oil 1 table spoonThallippu vadagamMustard seeds 1/4 spoonCumin seeds 1/4 spoonFenugreek seeds [...]

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Shallots in Tamarind based Curry

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China Vengayam Kara Kuzhambu: Chinna Vengayam Puli Kuzhambu. Ulli Pulusu. Vengaya Kuzhambu. I was desperately looking out for these small shallots in and around my area, for the past 5 years! Almost for every single recipe, Mommy recommends just this and not anything fancy, you know!! So, I was all excited to spot these little [...]

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Cluster Beans Curry – Mommy’s Special

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Kothavarankai Kara Kuzhambu: Kothu + Avarakkai = Kothavarangai. Kothavarangai Puli Kuzhambu. Gorichikudukaya Pulusu. Gorichikudu Pulusu. Gowar Phalli Ka Salan. Gowarphalli Masala Curry. Yet, another recipe from my family. My mother always hesitates to prepare this dish, saying…this cluster beans may give heart burns and increase one’s bile secretion…I dunno how far this is true! Food [...]

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Kodi Kai Kuzhambu

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Pongal Special Kodi Kai Kuzhambu: Pongal Festival Special Legumes Curry. Pongal side dish Kuzhambu. Kadhamba Kuzhambu. Kadamba Kuzhambu. Ven Pongal Side Dish. Milagu Pongal Side Dish. Kadalai Curry. Kadalai Kuzhambu. My parents used to make this curry to go with Pongal(rice dish)recipe only on Pongal day(A festival that falls on Jan 14th). Its a harvest [...]

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Sukku kuzhambu

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Sukku Kuzhambu: Sukku Kuzhambu. Sukku Kara Kuzhambu. Sukku Puli Kuzhambu. Sukku Theeyal. Sukku Pulusu. Dry Ginger Curry. Dry Ginger in rich Tamarind based Curry. Dry Ginger in Spicy Curry. Often ginger is mistaken for root but it is modified stem! The rhizome (underground stem) is used both as a spice and as a herbal medicine. [...]

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Potatoes n Dry Shrimps Karakuzhambu

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Potato Dry Shrimps Kuzhambu: Urulaikizhangu Kaaindha Era Kara Kuzhambu. I found these teeny little dry shrimps in Korean Market! So thought of pairing them with potatoes….its tangy curry dish! Ingredients: Potatoes medium size 6-8(One can use baby potaoes/ large one cubed) Dried Shrimps 1 cupCricket ball size Tamarind or 1 spoon of thick tamarind pasteRed [...]

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Manathakali Kai Kara Kuzhambu

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Manathakkali Kai Kara-Kuzhambu: Ingredients: Manathakkali Berries (fresh 1 cup)Cricket ball size Tamarind or 1 spoon of thick tamarind pasteRed onion 1 large finely choppedGarlic 1 large peeled and semi crushedTomato 1 large choppedJaggery or brown sugar 1 spoonSaltTurmeric powder 1/2 spoonChili powder 1 spoonRice powder 1 spoonSesame oil 1 cupMustard seeds 1 spoonCumin seeds 1 [...]

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Pacha Sundaikai Kara Kuzhambu

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Pacha Sundaikkai Kara-Kuzhambu: These turkey berries are used in Vatha Kuzhambu(in dry form). I always liked the fresh ones in Kara-Kuzhambu. This is my Mommy’s recipe. This simple berry makes the kuzhambu aromatic and tasty. Well…its also good in maintaining blood glucose leavel. Ingredients: Turkey Berries (fresh 1 cup)Cricket ball size Tamarind or 1 spoon [...]

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Mudakkathaan Keerai Puli Kuzhambu – Baloon Vines Greens!

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Mudakkathaan Keerai Kara-Kuzhambu: Mudukku-Atraan = Mudakkathan. Mudukku – Rickets, Atraan – remover. As the name says the greens could be good for one’s bone and promotes bone stegthenning! Tamil name of this greens is Mudakkatran keerai. The Sanskrit name is Indravalli. English common name is Balloon Vine….as its pods are in triangle shape, air-filled with [...]

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Vendhaya Meen Kuzhambu – Karapudi Meen

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Vendhaya Meen Kuzhambu: Ingredients:Fish (karapudi/sudhumbu)1/2 kiloFenugreek seeds 2-4 spoonsScallion 2 choppedGarlic 1 whole peeled and crushedGinger 2″ gratedCountry Tomatoes large – 2 (made into puree/juice)Tamarind paste 2 spoonsDry Red Chilies 10-15 (Roasted and Powdered)Mustard seeds 1 spoonCumin seeds 1/2 spoonFenugreek seeds 1/4 spoonAsafoetida 1/2 spoonThalippu Vadagam 2 spoonsDry red chilies 3 – crisply fried for [...]

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