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March 15, 2010

Garlic Gravy / Puundu Kolambu


Ingredients:

1. Garlic(full) - 1 no


2. Shallots(small onions) - 9 to 10 nos


3. Sesame Oil - 1 tbsp


4. Fenugreek Seeds(Venthaiyam) - 1/4tsp


5. Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp


6. Tamarind Juice (thick) - 1 1/2 tbsp


7. Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 to 1 tsp


8. Coriander Powder - 2 tsp


9. Curry Leaves - 7 to 8 nos


10.Salt to Taste                                  
Method:
              Peel  the skin of garlic & shallots .Slice each garlic into lengthwise ,cut shallots (small onions) into small medium pieces.Heat sesame oil in a skillet/pan & to this put mustard seeds allow it to splutter ,then add fenugreek seeds, sliced garlic , chopped shallots ,curry leaves & fry until garlic turns light brown . Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder & saute it well. Keep the stove in low flame & fry this until the oil cums out on sides. Now pour the tamarind juice ( depends on ur taste add more or less juice) & little amount of water & salt & allow it to boil for a while until the oil cums on top of the gravy /kolambu (see the picture).Cook it in a medium low flame..Now this hot gravy is ready to serve...Goes well with white rice... This is another dish from my Mom's kitchen .....thanx Mom.. 

                   
PriRaj

16 comments:

Aruna Manikandan said...

Poondu Kolambu looks very spicy and tempting !!!!

Sarah Naveen said...

wow!!! looks so yummy..i need to try this

Sushma Mallya said...

Garlic as a main ingredient sounds really interesting, must be full of flavours and really yummy....and happy ugadi priya

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Yummy with hot rice..........

Supriya Nair said...

Hi you have a nice blog here...the Kolambu looks very nice and tempting...very nice clicks!

Gulmohar said...

I love this kulambu..looks so spicy and tangy

Chitra said...

:-) very nice.

Rekha shoban said...

gravy looks very thick and colourful!

Gita said...

I love this kuzumbu..make this very often...your looks so spicy and delicious Priya :)

Valarmathi said...

Gravy looks yummy and tempting, delicious with hot rice.

SathyaSridhar said...

Poondu kolambu looks mouthwatering me,,, i like this kolambhu with hot rice n appalam,,my mom use to cooks this kolambu often,,now m missing that... sure will try this kolambu once,,, thanks for sharing dear,,, take care n keep smiling..

Tina said...

Spicy and yummy...

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

பார்க்கவே கலர்புல்லா சூப்பராயிருக்கு...

SathyaSridhar said...

Hi!! dear,,thanks for ur lovely comments,,, looking forward from u often...take care n keep smiling,,

Panchpakwan said...

Gravy looks spicy and perfect with plain rice!

Nithu Bala said...

Yummy Kuzhambu..looks so good.