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Poondu Milagu Kuzhambu
Garlic cloves – 1 cup
Tamarind – About the size of a medium-sized lemon
Red chillies – 7 or 8
Black Pepper corns – 1 tbsp
Jeera – 1 tsp
Toor Dal – 2 tbsp
Asafoetida (Hing) – 1 tsp
Take 1 tbsp gingelly oil in a pan and fry the following ingredients in the same order :
Garlic cloves – 5, Red chillies, Black pepper, Jeera, Toor Dal and finally add the Tamarind and fry well.
Put them all in a mixie jar after it cools and add the hing to it.
Grind them to a fine paste, adding water when required.
Heat 2 tbsp gingelly oil in a pan.
Add mustard seeds.
Add the rest of the garlic cloves and fry them lightly.
Add a pinch of turmeric powder.
Now, add in the finely ground paste and add salt to taste.
Let it simmer for 10 mins.
Add little jaggery before switching off the gas.
This poondu kuzhambu is awesome with hot rice and pappads. This is what I had yday for dinner and My God, it was yummylicious….
Poondu – Garlic
Milagu – Pepper
Kuzhambu – Its a kind of thick sambhar made with freshly made masala.