Vatha Kulambu | How to make Vatha Kulambu

By Sujata Limbu  |  25th Aug 2015  |  
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    About Vatha Kulambu Recipe

    It is close to Srirangam and is often served with roasted appalam. It is prepared with vegetables, sambar powder and other spices!

    Vatha Kulambu is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Tamil Nadu. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Vatha Kulambu is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Vatha Kulambu at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 20 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Vatha Kulambu by Sujata Limbu in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Vatha Kulambu at your home without any difficulties. Vatha Kulambu is one of the representative dishes of Tamil Nadu which you can serve in any special occasions.

    Vatha Kulambu

    Ingredients to make Vatha Kulambu

    • 2 cups water
    • tamarind -Lemon sized ball
    • 1 tbsp Sambar powder
    • 1 tsp jaggery grated
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • 2 tbsp oil
    • 1 tsp urad dal
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 tsp methi seeds
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 10 shallots chopped finely
    • 8 garlic cloves chopped finely
    • 2-3 curry leaves

    How to make Vatha Kulambu

    1. Soak the tamarind in warm water. Add sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt to this and keep aside.
    2. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds. Once it splutters, urad dal, methi seeds and cumin seeds. Saute until golden brown.
    3. Add the onions, garlic and curry leaves to this. Saute for a few minutes.
    4. Pour in the tamarind mixture with 1/2 cup of water and bring to boil.
    5. Add jagerry and boil until it becomes thick. Add water for desired consistency.
    6. Serve with Appalam/rice.

    Reviews for Vatha Kulambu (2)

    Gopi Nath2 years ago


    hida himaaz3 years ago

    Tasty,want to try this one:blush::blush::blush::blush::blush::blush:

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