Any form of vathal kuzhambu is one awesome combo for curd rice. I’ve already posted a detailed Vathal kuzhambu recipe using manathakali vathal using special homemade vatha kuzhambu podi. Todays recipe is an easy to make vathal kuzhambu using dry turkey berry / sundakkai vathals using sambar powder/ kuzhambu podi making it perfect for beginners and bachelors who want to…
Vendakkai Mor Kuzhambu is very common in most south indian households, a traditional dish which is prepared during festive occasions. It is quick curry made with buttermilk and can be an quick option for busy work days. Whenever we have leftover sour yogurt at home, with no second thought…make any kind of mor kuzhambu. Normally either pumpkin, sepankizhangu or ladys…
Here’s something hearty and healthy for these cold wintry days. Usually or mostly Black eyed peas makes us think of a sundal recipe or quick salad recipe. But they pair well with gravies too. They are real friendly with most common veggies like brinjal, bottlegourd and drumstick. Moreover you don’t have to break your head about pre-soaking overnight, these are softer dried peas and require just about 10 minutes of soaking time. Here’s a light version of kara kuzhambu recipe made with black eyed peas and drumstick which when accompanied by plain rice and appalam will complete a full course meal.
Kuzhambu / Kulambu / Kaaramani / Thatta Payir Kuzhambu / Kongu Samayal / Puli Kuzhambu
Pakoda kurma is a lentil based sauce which is decadently creamy. Small deep fried lentil dumplings cooked in rich coconut milk gravy. This recipe might sound very unfamiliar to many, as its confined only to certain communities in Tamil Nadu. Quite hard to find online, as it sparingly shows up on searches. There are a couple of ways of making it, here's how we make it in our family. Quite a lengthly process, that's why I guess they make it only during special occassions. Ghee is a must as far as the original recipe goes, but its Ok to substitute with oil. (Padoka Kuzhambu / Pakora Korma / Pakora Kurma )
A spicy gravy very popular in TamilNadu , where eggs are cooked in a tangy tamrind sauce.