Monday, March 14, 2011

MILAGU KUZHAMBU

This is one of my favourite dish and got the recipe from my mother in law. Ideal for winter season and a good medicine for common cold.


Level: Easy
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min


Ingredients
Tamarind: small lemon sized
Salt: 1/2 tsp
Sesame Oil: 1 tablespoon
Curry leaves: 1 sprig
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
Urad dal: 1/2 tsp


To fry and grind
Oil: 1 tsp
Urad dhal: 1 teaspoon
Bengal gram dhal: 1 tsp
Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds: 2 tsp
Milagu/Pepper: 1 tsp
Red Chilli: 1 or 2
Asafeotida: 1 pinch
Curry leaves: few leaves



Procedure:
Step1:
Soak the tamarind in 1 cup of water of warm water


Step2
Heat 1 tsp of oil and fry the red chillies, pepper, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, urad dhal and bengal gram dhal. Add the curry leaves and asafoetida as well.

Once it cools grind it to a powder


Step3:
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a kadai and and add mustard seeds.Once it starts spluttering add the curry leaves 


Step4:
Now add the tamarind extract,salt and the powdered pepper mix


Step5:
Bring it a boil and cook in a medium heat for 10-15 min until the gravy becomes thick


Step6:
Serve with Paruppu thuvayal

14 comments:

  1. Looks so delicious, my favorite comfort food. In fact I made this today along with Paruppu Thogayal.

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  2. My mom makes this when I am sick, and It really refreshes me up... Nice recipe

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  3. this is my favorite..so yummy!!!

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  4. Delicious ....looks yum...I have this in my blog too

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  5. This is one of my favourite kuzhambu for lunch..and paruppu thogayal wud be a great combo..

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  6. yummy and classy :) and healthy too :)

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  7. Kuzhambu sounds delicious...

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  8. Milagu kuhambu looks awesome, nice to have with rice.

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  9. Ahh..that sounds mouthwatering dear..great recipe!

    US Masala

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  10. Thatz sounds like a yummy recipe. Perfect for cold weather:-) Love to have it with hot rice..slurp..

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