Onion & Garlic Vatha Kuzhambu


Ingredients:

Tamarind – lemon sized ball

Gingerly oil – 4 teaspoons

Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon

Fenugreek seeds – 1 teaspoon

Curry leaves – 10

Sambar powder – 2 ½ teaspoons

Rice flour – 1 teaspoon

Red chillies – 2

Salt – 2 teaspoons

Onion – 1 (finely cut)

Garlic – 10 cloves (cut into halves)

Method:

  1. Soak tamarind in water for half hour in 2 glasses of water
  2. Squeeze tamarind with hand & filter the water (Throw away the squeezed tamarind)
  3. Heat 4 teaspoons of gingerly (sesame) oil in a kadai.
  4. Add mustard seeds & allow spluttering.
  5. Add fenugreek seeds & wait till they turn golden brown.
  6. Add curry leaves, red chillies (break into half).
  7. Add onion & garlic pieces & fry for a minute.
  8. Add sambar powder & fry until it turns brown in colour.
  9. Add tamarind water & allow boiling.
  10. Wait until oil separates.
  11. Mix rice flour with water to a smooth paste without lumps.
  12. Add this to the kuzhambhu.
  13. Allow boiling for 5-7 more minutes.
  14. Garnish with curry leaves & serve hot with rice.



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