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Rajma Kuzhambu

Rajma Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On March 30, 2015 0 Comments

Method: Soak Rajma in water for about 8 to 10 hours or overnight. Wash the soaked rajma well and drain the water completely. Put it in a pressure… Read More »


Brinjal Paruppu (Dal) Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On March 9, 2015 1 Comment

This Kuzhambu is “No Onion” – “No Garlic” Kuzhambu and similar to “Race Kuzhambu” but with little modification. Method: Soak tamarind in water and extract the juice. Add… Read More »


Pavakaai (Bitter gourd) Puzhi Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On February 23, 2015 0 Comments

Method: For this Kuzhambu, the tiny size pavakaai (chinna pavakai) also known as “mithi pavakkai” tastes good. If you do not get this, then you can use regular… Read More »

andhra dal

Andhra Dal Masiyal

In Kuzhambu On March 10, 2014 8 Comments

Method: Chop Onion and Tomatos finely. In a pressure cooker, put a teaspoon of oil and add thuvar dal and fry for few seconds. Add red chillies and… Read More »

Nanjil Kuzhambu

Nanjil Nattu Vendhaya (Fenugreek) Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On November 18, 2013 9 Comments

Method: Soak tamarind and salt in water and extract the juice. Add enough water and make 3 cups of tamarind water. Chop big onion and tomato finely. Slit… Read More »

Okra Kuzhambu

Okra (Vendaikai) Puzhi Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On September 16, 2013 8 Comments

Method: Wash, wipe and cut okra into small rounds. Chop onion and tomato finely. Slit green chillies into two. Soak tamarind in a cup of water and extract… Read More »

Udupi Sambar

Udupi Sambar

In Kuzhambu On June 24, 2013 20 Comments

I got this recipe from a magazine. This is NO ONION/NO TOMATO sambar. Still it tastes good and similar to Udupi Hotel Sambar. Method: Clean thuvar dhal and… Read More »

Okra theeyal

Okra (Vendaikai) Theeyal

In Kuzhambu On April 3, 2013 7 Comments

“Theeyal” is a typical Kerala dish. It is similar to Tamil Nadu “Kuzhambu”, but the difference is, in Theeyal all the spices along with coconut are fried to… Read More »

Pumpkin Kuzhambu

Parangi Kai (Yellow pumpkin) Puzhi Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On February 23, 2013 0 Comments

Method: Soak tamarind in water and extract the juice and make 2 to 3 cups of tamarind juice by adding enough water. Wash and remove the skin and… Read More »

Karunai Kizhangu Kuzhambu

Karunai Kizhangu (Yam) Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On August 27, 2012 14 Comments

For this Kuzhambu normally small size “Karunai Kizhangu” also known as “Pidi Karunai” is used. But it is not available in all the stores. Hence I prepared this… Read More »

drumstick leaves poricha kuzhambu

Murungai Keerai (Drumstick Leaves) Poricha Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On July 9, 2012 19 Comments

Method: Separate the leaves from the stem. Wash well and keep it aside. Cook green gram dhal with a pinch of turmeric powder till soft. In a teaspoon… Read More »

Payaru Kuzhambu

Pachai Payaru (Green Gram) Kuzhambu

In Kuzhambu On June 19, 2012 27 Comments

Method: Soak green gram in water for about 5 to 6 hours or over night. Wash well and put it in a pressure cooker. Add one cup water… Read More »