06 April, 2011

Sundakai Vathal Kulambu

Long Time i looked for a best "Vathal Kulambu"recipe,finally i saw the recipe in Jaya TV show.(Menu Rani chellam)But i designed to my taste.    This Vathal kulambu,really came out very nice.My hubby and kid liked a lot.I tried so many Vathal Kulambu recipe before but this tastes Excellent..Very Flavor full.

  1. Shallots-10 
  2. Tomato-1 (chopped)
  3. Sundakai Vathal-10 nos/ any Vathal
  4. Tamarind Juice-1/4 cup(Thick juice)
  5. Gingelly oil-2 tablespoon+ 1 teaspoon
  6. Garlic-10nos
  7. Red Chilly-1
  8. Turmeric Powder/Red chilly powder
  9. Methi seeds-1/2 teaspoon
  10. Channa dal/ Urad dal-1 teaspoon
  11. Curry leaves
  12. Hing
Roast and Grind:
  1. Coriander seeds-1 teaspoon
  2. Red chilly -2 nos
  3. Kas Kas-1 teaspoon
  4. Coconut-1 tablespoon
  5. Onion-1/2 cup (chopped)
First roast above ingredients(Roast and Grind) one by one in 1/2teaspoon of oil.Let it cool down and grind with little water.Roast the vathal in 1/2teaspoon of oil and keep aside.

  1. Heat 2 tablespoon of oil in pan,Splutter Mustard,curry leaves.
  2. Add hing,roast channa dal,and Urad dal .Add methi seeds,and fry.
  3. Now add Onions and fry for min.Add Garlic and fry for a while.
  4. Add chopped Tomato and fry till get mushy.
  5. Now add the grounded masala and fry till raw smell goes out.
  6. Then add red chilly powder and turmeric powder.
  7. Pour some Tamarind Juice and water for consistency.
  8. Boil it for 2-3 min in medium flame.Check salt.
  9. Now add roasted Sundakai Vathal in to kulambu.Bring to boil for 1 min.
  10. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in pan and pour that on top of kulambu and mix it.
  11. Vatha kulambu is ready to serve with hot Rice and Appalam.
Note:Please Use Gingelly oil alone.Will taste very nice.If u want thick Curry mix teaspoon of rice flour in water and add to Kulambu,Cook it for 2 min.


  1. loookig very nice.:-)i like vathal kulambu very much,but till now didnt try this.is sundakai available in store?or that green sukkati kai?

  2. Yeah..Vani i got dried Sundakai in store only(U.S.A) try this &tell me :) Am sure def., u will like it.

  3. nice recipe...luks tempting too...vl bookmark this!!!

  4. I like your blog. I can't wait to try this. Thanks....Daniel

  5. Thank U all.,for nice Comments:)

  6. Shallot curry looks very yummy really a good combo with rice. And by the by i brought this canned baby corn from indian store. And sry i did not noticed the brand but will let u know the brand when i bring it again. Have a nice day.

  7. Thank u Harika.,Here i didn't tried baby corn B4..

  8. Tamarind based curries are always my favorite.. yummy !

    Prabha.. I am so happy to share some awards with you.. pls collect them.


  9. i tried this vathakuzhambu with lil' variation..came out really good n i loved it...thanx for sharing!!!

  10. Thanks sangeetha :) Try more & recipes & give me feed back like this,it's makes me to do more & more!!

  11. kavitha ashok kumarOctober 10, 2013 at 2:55 AM

    thank u prabha......its so yummy.....!!!!!


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