Category: Kuzhambu/Gravy/Curry/Masala

  • Ginger Kuzhambu

    – Finely chop ginger into very small pieces and sauté ginger for more time and grind it to a fine paste – Add tamarind juice in a pan and boil for sometime – Add turmeric powder and 1/2 tbsp red chilly powder and boil for sometime – Add salt, grinded ginger paste, little jaggery to…

  • Prawn Kuzhambu

    – Chop brinjal or ladies finger or drumstick with mango and smash the small onions – Add little tamarind juice, 3 small grinded tomatoes, turmeric powder, 2 1/2 tbsp sambar powder, 1/2 tsp red chilly powder and salt in a bowl – Add 3 tbsp oil in a pan and sauté vadagam, smashed onions, veggies,…

  • Chicken/Mutton Kuzhambu

    PRESSURE COOK MUTTON WITH LITTLE ONION, TOMATO, GREEN CHILLY, GINGER GARLIC PASTE, TURMERIC POWDER AND SALT, SO THAT THE MUTTON GETS COOKED WELL BEFORE PREPARING THE GRAVY (Not required for chicken) – Grind ginger and garlic to a coarse paste – Grind pearl and big onions to a coarse paste – Chop 3 tomatoes into…

  • Black Chickpeas Kuzhambu

    – Pressure cook soaked black chickpeas, broken green gram, turmeric powder and asafoetida powder – Add smashed onion, smashed garlic, grinded tomatoes, drumstick, brinjal, mango, broad beans, potato, capsicum, sambar powder, red chilly powder, corainder powder, tamarind juice and salt to the pressure cooked items – Pressure cook again the kuzhambu for 4 whistles –…

  • Marundhu Kuzhambu

    – Add oil and saute parangi sakka, kanda thippili, vaal milagu, paal milagu, sukku, pepper, cumin seeds and asafoetida cake – Grind it to a fine paste by adding water – Add turmeric powder, tamarind juice, tomato and salt to the gravy – If the gravy is too spicy, add coriander powder – Add sesame…

  • Egg Kuzhambu

    – Grind 2 big onions, ginger and garlic – Grind 3 tomatoes – Grind coconut, fennel seeds, roasted gram and pepper to a fine paste – Add oil, cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom and sauté all the above one by one – Add red chilly powder and salt to it – Bring it to the…

  • Green Gram Thanni Sambar

    – Add oil, tadka and sauté small onions, smashed garlic and tomatoes – Add boiled full green gram, tamarind juice, red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt – Add coriander leaves to it

  • Vegetable Kurma

    – Grind ginger, garlic and onion to a fine paste – Grind coconut, fennel seeds, roasted gram, pepper and cumin seeds to a fine paste – Chop tomatoes, carrot, beans, broad beans, capsicum, cauliflower and potato into medium sized pieces – Add oil in a pressure cooker and sauté cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf, onion paste,…

  • Ennai Kathrikaai Kuzhambu

    – Saute peanuts and 2 tbsp white sesame seeds separately without adding oil and grind both peanuts and white sesame seeds into a fine powder – Add chilly powder, coriander powder, dried coconut or freshly grated coconut, sesame oil and salt to the peanut sesame powder and make it to a paste – Slit brinjal in…

  • Paavakkaai/Bitter Gourd Puli Kuzhambu

    – Cut bitter gourd into rings and soak in salt water – Drain the water and dry it in kitchen towel – Add oil in a pan and shallow fry all the bitter gourd, make sure it doesn’t get burnt and keep it aside – Add oil in the same pan and sauté mustard seeds,…