Wednesday, December 01, 2010


This is a very tasty kuzhambu. Also this can be prepared within a few minutes. Potato fry or any spicy chicken dish is very suitable for this preparation.

கறிவேப்பிலைக் குழம்பு


Cumin seeds-1/2 sp
Fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp
Peppercorns- half sp
Shredded ginger- 1 tsp
Garlic flakes [small]-5
Sambar onions-8
Ripe tomato-2
Curry leaves- a handful
Oil-4 tbsp
Shredded coconut- 1 tsp
Poppy seeds- 1 tsp
Karuvadakam- 1 tsp
Crushed tomato- half cup
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- half sp
Salt to taste


Heat a pan and pour 2 tbsp of oil.
Add the fennel and cumin seeds, peppercorns and fry for a second.
Then add the ginger, garlic, curry leaves, sambar onions and the tomato pieces and fry them on slow fire until the tomatoes are mashed well.
When cooled, grind these ingredients with the poppy seeds and the coconut to a fine paste.
Heat the pan again and pour the remaining oil.
Add the karuvadakam and when they start to splutter, add the crushed tomato with the turmeric powder and fry them well to a paste.
Add the ground paste with little water, the powders and salt.
Let the kuzhambu boil for 5 minutes.
The delicious curry leaves kuzhambu is ready now to serve!!