For today's Tamizhar Samayal Tuesday I am sharing you all a authentic kulambhu made in our households.This is a simple yet finger licking kulambhu made in no time and no need of prior soaking.It can be with veggies like brinjal and drumstick.All you need is dry roast the cowpeas/thattapayir and cook it.This kulambhu goes very well with rice as well as idly and dosa,tastes even better on the next day.Now off to the recipe........................................
Preparation Time ~ 15 minutes
Cooking Time ~ 25 minutes
Serves ~ 3-4
|Turmeric powder||1/4 tsp|
|Sambar Powder||1 tbs|
|Tamarind /puli||small lemon size|
|Curry leaves/karivepillai||1 sprig|
Grind to a fine paste
|Dried red chilly/varamilagai||2|
|Cumin seeds/jeeragam||1/4 tsp|
Dry roast the cow peas in a pan in a slow flame,till a nice aroma comes out .To this add around 2 cups of water and cook it till it becomes soft (not mushy).Extract the tamarind and grind the given ingredients to grind to a fine paste with little water, keep it aside.
Heat a pan with oil and do the tempering,now add in the chopped onion and garlic.Saute it till transparent.
Add the tomato,salt and cook it soft and mushy.
Now add in the sambar powder and give it a mix.Now add the tamarind water and allow to cook till the raw smell goes away.
Add in the salt and cook it till it becomes thick,add the coconut paste and cook it for 3-4 minutes.
Finally add the cooked cow peas and cook it for 3-4 minutes.
Serve it with rice and poriyal,pappad.
- The roasted cowpes can be cooked in a pressure cooker for a whistle
- Here I used the fat clove of garlic,if it is a smaller one 10-12 cloves can be used.
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