21 March, 2011

Poondu Kulambu/Garlic Curry for Rice

This Ingredients serves 2-3 people.1 spoon of Kulambu/Curry is enough for 1/2 cup of rice.A spicy curry....a best home remedy for Cold.

  1. Garlic-6-8
  2. Onion-1/2 cup
  3. Jeera/Mustard
  4. Tamarind juice-1/4 cup(Thick juice)
  5. Curry leaves-few
  6. Gingelly oil
  7. Salt/Turmeric powder
Roast and Grind:

  1. Pepper Corn-2 teaspoon
  2. Red chillies-1
  3. Coriander seeds-2teaspoon
  4. Jeera-1teaspoon
  5. Kas kas-1 teaspoon
  6. Garlic-5 nos
  7. Onion-1/4 cup
  8. Coconut-2 tablespoon 
Roast all ingredients with half teaspoon of oil & grind with enough water.Use small onions(shallots) if u have.


  1. Heat 2teaspoon of oil splutter mustard,jeera,add curry leaves,Garlic,onion and fry well.
  2. Now add tamarind juice,salt,and turmeric powder.let it boil for 2 min.
  3. Then add grounded paste ,and little water and cook for -3 mns.
  4. Check salt and spice ,u can add red chilly powder if u need.
  5. Adjust water for thickness.
  6. Ready to serve with hot rice.

Note: If u felt very Spicy add some drops of gingelly oil to rice and have.


  1. Heard from Arshitha about your blog.. Very nice.. keep up the good work prabha.. am gonna try this recipe today :) will let u know how it comes out.. talk to you soon.. - madhu anbu

  2. Thank U soo much ..am really happy to hear the comment from you...:) Your feed back's appreciated Madhu... :)

  3. Hey Prabha
    Tried this gravy on sunday. came out really well. very tasty.. Did a couple of modifications from my end. Added chopped brinjals and prepared the gravy with Sesame oil, instead of gingelly oil. :) too good
    Will try other dishes as well as keep you posted.

  4. Thank u so much for ur valuable comment Madhu.. :) Please let me know about my other dishes as well.. :)

    Happy Cooking...


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