Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Pepper Kuzhambu (milagu kuzhambu)

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.

Pepper kuzhambu-Milagu kulambu
Milagu Kulambu Recipe 

Ingredients needed

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

For grinding

Whole black Pepper-2 tsp
Coriander seeds-2 tsp
Toor Dal -1 tsp
Red chillies-2
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.

For seasoning

Mustard-1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds-1/4 tsp
Asafoetida/ hing -a pinch
Red chillie-1
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.

Note- This pepper kulambu can be refrigerated for 3-4 days.

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  1. i love dropping by your blog....the dishes look delectable so much so that even when i dont feel like going to the kitchen, i am tempted to try out for my family

  2. Hi

    I like the way u make it interesting...when i read ur recipe it just makes me so anxious to try it....lovely motivator


  3. Hi,

    What can be the best side dish for this peppar kuzhambhu?

  4. Appalam and Paruppu podi goes well with this

  5. I found this blog very informative and i am happy to view this blog since it gives me hope to try new dishes..thanks padhu for ur innovative thinking of creating this website.


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