POONDU KUZHAMBU / GARLIC CURRY | How to make POONDU KUZHAMBU / GARLIC CURRY

By Shobha Keshwani  |  7th Feb 2018  |  
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POONDU KUZHAMBU / GARLIC CURRYby Shobha Keshwani
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    2

    People

8

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About POONDU KUZHAMBU / GARLIC CURRY Recipe

This is a tangy and spicy curry from South India made with whole garlic pods and shallots.. You can make a vaariety of curries following the same recipe.... for example, with fish, prawns, brinjals or boiled eggs. It tastes really nice with just plain boiled rice and maybe fried appalams (papads) to go with it.

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POONDU KUZHAMBU / GARLIC CURRY

Ingredients to make POONDU KUZHAMBU / GARLIC CURRY

  • garlic cloves ... 15 - 20
  • shallots ........ 10
  • tomato ... 1 small
  • coconut .... 1/2 cup (grated)
  • tamarind ... lemon sized
  • Dry red chillies .. 5-6 (add more if you like spicy curry)
  • red chilli powder .. 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder .. 1/4 tsp
  • coriander powder ... 1 tsp
  • pepper corns .. 1 tsp
  • fenugreek/ methi seeds ...1/2 tsp
  • mustard seeds ... 1 tsp
  • curry leaves .. 1 sprig
  • asafoetida ... 1 pinch
  • oil .. as needed

How to make POONDU KUZHAMBU / GARLIC CURRY

  1. Soak the tamarind in half cup of water for about half an hour . Squeeze and remove the thick juice.
  2. Peel the garlic and shallots.
  3. Grind the coconut to a fine paste.
  4. Dry roast and grind dry red chillies, methi seeds, pepper corns and cumin seeds.
  5. Grind the Tomato with 5 shallots and 5 garlic cloves.
  6. Add the ground spices to this and a little water. Grind together to make the masala paste.
  7. Heat oil in a pan and add the asafoetida, mustard seeds, Broken red chillies and curry leaves.
  8. When they crackle, add the whole garlic cloves and shallots. Saute for 2 minutes.
  9. Add the ground masala paste and the coconut paste and saute adding the salt and spice powders.
  10. .Now add the tamarind extract and sufficient water to cook. ( quantity of water could be 1 cup or more if you like more gravy.)
  11. Simmer until done.

My Tip:

If you like you can do the tempering in the end when the curry is ready. I do iit in the beginning to avoid more oil.

Reviews for POONDU KUZHAMBU / GARLIC CURRY (1)

Latha Nair9 months ago

a new recipe. will definitely try this.
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Shobha Keshwani
9 months ago
Thanks for liking Latha :blush:

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