Pepper Kuzhambu (milagu kuzhambu)
Pepper Kuzhambu is a very tasty dish which goes well with hot steamed rice. Since we are adding garlic, curry leaves and pepper it has lot of health benefits also.Today we will learn how to prepare milagu kulambu following this easy recipe.
Milagu Kulambu Recipe
Tamarind -1 lemon sized ball
Garlic - 40-50 grams
Gingelly oil -3 tbsp (Sesame seed oil)
Curry leaves -handful
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Salt -as required
Whole black Pepper-2 tsp
Coriander seeds-2 tsp
Toor Dal -1 tsp
Raw rice-1/4 tsp
Garlic- 2 cloves
Fry the above ingredients mentioned under grinding in a tsp of gingelly oil and grind it to a smooth paste along with a handful of curry leaves.Keep aside.
Fenugreek seeds-1/4 tsp
Asafoetida/ hing -a pinch
Curry leaves -little
Peel garlic and keep aside.
Soak tamarind in warm water and extract thick tamarind juice. Discard the pulp.
Heat 3 tbsp of gingelly oil/ sesame seed oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add fenugreek seeds, hing, red chilli, peeled garlic, curry leaves and saute for a few minutes.
Add the tamarind extract, salt needed, a pinch of turmeric powder and the grounded paste and bring it to boil.
After it boils, simmer and cook till it thickens and leaves oil. Serve with hot steaming rice.
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