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Poondu kuzhambu (Garlic gravy)

Tamil Selvi
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Poondu kuzhambu (Garlic gravy) RECIPE

Nice combination with rice and also good remedy for cough and cold.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Boiling
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Shallots peeled 1/2 cup
  2. Garlic peeled 1 cup
  3. Tomato small 2 chopped
  4. chilli powder 1 tsp
  5. Pepper 2 tsp
  6. Cumin 1 tsp
  7. Salt as per taste
  8. curry leaves a few
  9. Fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp
  10. Gingelly oil 2 - 4 tbsp
  11. Tamarind pulp 3 tsp
  12. Turmeric powder a pinch


  1. In a dry pan roast pepper and cumin seeds then grind it in a mixer.
  2. In the same pan add oil, fenugreek, curry leaves, shallots, garlic, tomato, salt one by one.
  3. Once its turns brown, add turmeric powder and chilli powder. Saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add tamarind pulp and add the required water. Allow it to boil
  5. Add pepper and cumin powder. After 1 minute turn of the flame.

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Sithi Maahira
Sithi Maahira   Nov-06-2016

superb dish...

Anupama Kumari
Anupama Kumari   Sep-13-2016

Very unique dish! this dish is from tamil nadu? exotic one

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