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Kara Kuzhambu

kara kuzhambu
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Kara Kuzhambu Recipe, How To Make Kara Kuzhambu Recipe

this is a typical tamilian dish and its preparation is a guarded secret that iam giving out now.

About Recipe

How to make kara kuzhambu

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Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
30 mins
Total time
40 mins
kara kuzhambu
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : tamarind
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 13, 2016

Ingredients used in kara kuzhambu
• Solid asafoetida (not the powdered one) - size of bengal gram small.
• Salt - to taste to taste.
• Sambar powder - 2 tablespoons.
• Vadagam (a special tamilian ingredient made with sun dried onions) - 1 teaspoons.
• Curry leaves - 2-3 springs.
• Whole cloves of garlic - 15 numbers.
• Tomato - 2 numbers.
• Bellary onion - 1 numbers.
• Pearl onions - 10 numbers.
• Jaggery (alas i am giving away the secret ingredient) - pinch pinch.
• Diluted tamarind pulp of lemon sized tamarind - 5 cup.
• Gingelly oil - 5 tablespoons.
mix the tamarind pulp, sambhar powder, salt. jaggery, asafoetida and keep aside for 10 mts in a heavy round bottomed (not flat) pan heat the oil, add vadagam,curry leaves and let it splutter. add onions (both pearl and bellary), tomato and cloves. saute them nicely untill they are mashed well and the oil oozes out. now add the tamaraind mixture and let it come to a boil. reduce the heat to medium and close it with a lid that is half open. reduce the heat every 10mts and then simmer it until u find it like a ketchup and u can see a film of oil on top. now it is done. sanjay , this is for u. the taste of this dish rests in the dilution of the tamarind pulp and cooking it for about 30 mts in medium to simmer flame. this keeps good for 2-3 days and is best had with papads that are roasted directly in the stove . we call it sutta appalam. u should take a spoon of this ketchup to a handful of hot steamed rice . it should not be had in plenty like sambhar or rasam. the sauce should just be enough to bast all the rice. i have posted my family recipe for our viewers to enjoy. pls send me the recipe for sutarfeni as i have requested earlier. my father is a diehard fan of sutarfeni and has challanged me that we can never make it at home. so i am frantically searching it over the web to surprise him on his birthday that falls on july28. pls help me win my challange. if u do, i will send some secret recipes from my grandmother#39;s kitchen

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kannan m Posted on Sun Jan 26 2014

Hi Chef,I am from tamil nadu. your recipe is excellent to cook. I have learned lot of recipe from you tube.

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vahuser Posted on Tue Jul 24 2012

Perfect output. Thanks chef.

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