Today I am featuring my Grand ma’s simple வெந்தய குழம்பு recipe.Most of the people have their own twist on traditional recipes,like my grand ma add shallots to Vendhaya kuzhambu which gives mild taste and nice flavour to the kuzhambu.Do try this delicious kuzhambu and enjoy.
2 tbsp sesame oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
Hing,a generous pinch
A sprig curry leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 cup thick tamarind extract
1 cup water
Salt to taste
Jaggery , a small piece
To grind :
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds | vendayam
2 tbsp coriander seeds
3-4 red chillies
1 and 1/2 tsp channa dhal
1 and 1.2 tbsp grated coconut
Dry roast the grinding ingredients separately and let it cool for some time.Powder it in mixie into fine powder.Keep aside.
Heat oil in a kadai and fry fenugreek seeds,mustard seeds,hing,till splutter.Add shallots and curry leaves,fry till it become soft.
Add the tamarind extract,water,grinded powder,turmeric powder and salt.Let it boil for sometimes,till it becomes thick.Add jaggery finally and switch off the stove.
Here is our flavourful kuzhambu is ready.
Serve it with hot rice and ghee | sesame oil.
I am sending this to Sara's Cooking with Love- Grandmom Event.
Have a Nice Day!!!