Thursday, February 17, 2011

Poondu Kulambu / Garlic Gravy

Friends ,I am happy to share with u that Akheela from Toreview Toronto  has selected my dish keerai kadayal as the winner of the Food Palette series - Green.I am so honoured Akheela.Thanks for the herb pack,which will be very useful for me dear.Here is the entry and the recipe is here.


Garlic has so many healing natures.It is very good for nurturing mothers .My mom used to give me a lot of garlic in any form ,when rohith born.My H loves it a lot.when I saw this bulk at sam's club,grabbed it immediately.My mil will make it differently.This recipe is from my friend sheena.She is a wonderful cook and we will njoy her food ,when she was here in dallas last year.Missing her a lot.



Ingredients:
1.Garlic pods                -         30
2.Onion                         -          1/2
3.Pepper corns              -          1/2 tbsp
4.Chilli pwdr                -          1 tbsp
5.Turmeric pwdr           -          1/4 tsp
6.Tamarind juice           -           1 cup
7.Jaggery                        -           2 tbsp


For tempering:
1.Mustard seeds            -            1/4 tsp
2.Jeera                           -            1/4 tsp
3.Fenu greek seeds        -             14 tsp
4.Curry leaves               -           few

Method;
* Take a pan,add oil and saute chopped onion,garlic pods and pepper.
* Once it is sauteed well, remove 15 garlic pods and grind other ingredients in a blender.
* Now in another pan,add gingely oil ,temper with the tempering ingredients.
* Pour the grinded mixture into the pan.
* Bring it to boil, add turmeric pwdr and chilli pwdr.
* When the raw smell is eliminated,pour the tamrind juice and allow to cook completely.
* Now add the sauteed garlic pods, jaggery and mix it well.
*  Garnish with cilantro.
* Serve with hot piping rice.


Sending this to Sara's Healing foods - Ginger and garlic event



35 comments:

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Very inviting gravy,luks delicious...

Priya said...

Congrats Savitha for ur win..Thats a comforting and fingerlicking kuzhambu..

Mina Joshi said...

Garlic is so good for you!! I will bookmark your recipe to try soon

Shanavi said...

I've also made this..yummylicious..inviting pics..

Suja Sugathan said...

Congrats dear..this sounds a great recipe,gravy looks inviting.

Torviewtoronto said...

congrats savitha and thank you
this healthy curry looks delicious

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Congratulations Savitha!
Kulambu looks so inviting...

aipi said...

Congrats on your win dear..keep rocking :)
I have heard a lot about this dish but never tasted or made it..looks yummy :)


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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Gravy looks so yummy. Congrats on your win.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Swathi said...

congrats savitha for your win. poondu kulambu looks delicious.

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project said...

Congratulations :)
i love garlic and that looks inviting... yum :)

Shanavi said...

Forgot to say, Congrats de machi..Keep rocking..

Kurinji said...

Congrats Savi!!!! Mouthwatering recipe and nice clicks...

kurinjikathambam

Biny Anoop said...

hey nice dish and congrats.....

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Hot recipe :)

Seema Kamath alias Seema Abbas Ali said...

The Poondu Kulambu looks very inviting. I love garlic in my food. Your gravy is very tempting dear. Also, congratulations on your win.

Thanks and regards,
Seema
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Vimitha Anand said...

My mom usually makes this when i am sick and I like this so much

Saras said...

Congratulation Savitha & your kuzhambu makes me drool, looks delicious & yummy

Plateful said...

Again, congrats on the award!! Your garlic dish looks like garlic achar. Yum!

Treat and Trick said...

Congratulations dear! Yummy and healthy gravy, love your preparation too...

RAKS KITCHEN said...

My all time favorite,me too do a similar way...nice click!

Rekha shoban said...

my fav one....looks tempting! nice click!

Ambreen said...

Congratulations Savitha on your win! Garlic gravy sounds very interesting.

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious kulambu...i love this..but will prepare in a different way

Panchpakwan said...

Congarts Savita..garlic curry looks delicious.

SheenaBabu said...

Savi ......Miss U ....nice photo

divya said...

Congrats Savi!!!! Mouthwatering recipe and nice clicks...thanks for tying my recipe,glad to know like it.thank u dear.

S.Menaga said...

congrats savitha!! very tempting gravy!!

Chitra said...

Poondu kulambu looks yummy, simple too, will try for my hubby's lunch box :)

Chitra said...

Love this kulambu. will try for my hubby's lunch box :)

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Congrats dear on winning. This kuzhambu looks simply awesome and sure very healthy with garlicc in it.

Rachu said...

Congrads.. you must be so proud of your dish. and the kuzhumbu is a great recipe..

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G.Pavani said...

congrats der..dish looks healthy..

G.Pavani said...

congrats dear,,dish looks healthy..

Sara's Corner said...

Congrats and thanks for the entry dear.

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