Pottu kadalai kulambu recipes

Bombay Sambar

Bombay Sambar

more like a kulambu than a runny sambarGarnish with cilantro and serve hot with Idli, Dosa or Chapati / Wheat dosa
Ennai Kathirikai Kara Kulambu (எண்ணெய் கத்திரிக்காய் கார குழம்பு)

Ennai Kathirikai Kara Kulambu (எண்ணெய் கத்திரிக்காய் கார குழம்பு)

Do not brown the onionsCut the brinjals - make 4 slits to the whole brinjal from the top and let the stem remain intact as seen in the picture Saute the brinjals in liberal oil and set asideIn the same oil, temper some mustard seeds, curry leavesSaute a half medium onion chopped finelyAdd salt, and a pinch of turmeric powderAdd the ground pasteSaute until oil leaves by the sidesAdd 1 cup tamarind juiceLet it cook for 1 minToss in the sauted brinjalsCover and cook until brinjals are well doneAdd 1 tbsp of powdered pottukadalai mix (dhalia)Optional