Spicy Chettinad Garlic(Poondu) Kuzhambu

by BoskyJoe
Spicy Chettinad Garlic(Poondu) Kuzhambu is a spicy as well as authentic dish. The tasty dish, cooked in Chettinad style goes well with hot rice as a side dish. Garlic is nutritious and increases immunity thereby protecting us from common illness. ‘Include garlic in your daily menu’ is the perfect saying. Sharing a simplified version of Spicy Chettinad Garlic(Poondu) Kuzhambu, well illustrated in simple sentences. Chopped garlic pieces and onion are cooked in a spicy tamarind mixture. The spiciness and flavor of Kuzhambu can be adjusted as per our requirements. Enjoy Spicy Chettinad Garlic(Poondu) Kuzhambu with loved ones.
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Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. For preparing spicy chettinad garlic(poondu) kuzhambu, soak the tamarind with salt three cups of water.
  2. Add in the sambar powder, coriander and turmeric powder to the water. Keep it aside.
  3. Cut the onions and 7 garlic cloves into length wise pieces. Keep it aside.
  4. Cut the tomatoes to small pieces and keep it aside.
  5. Roast and then grind cumin seeds, pepper corns, perl onions, coriander seeds, curry leaves, garlic cloves and tomato with a little water to a fine paste. Keep it aside.
  6. Heat 1 1/2 tbsp of oil in a kadai and splutter the mustard seeds.
  7. Toss in the fenugreek seeds, red chilly and curry leaves. 7)Now add the chopped onion and chopped garlic. Saute till the onion turns lightly brown.
  8. Add the chopped tomato and saute till the raw smell goes.
  9. Pour in the tamarind water to this and mix well.
  10. Then add the ground paste and whole remaining garlic. Allow it to boil till the raw smell goes.
  11. Cook in low flame till the gravy becomes thick.
  12. Spicy chettinad garlic(poondu) kuzhambu is ready.
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