Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Curry Leaves Sambhar / Karuvepilai Kozhambu

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Curry leaves, curry leaves, curry leaves.... they are not for decoration,  they are not just for flavor, they are not to be thrown, they are to do good for us :)

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Ingredients:

Curry Leaves - 1 1/2 cups
Coconut - 3 tblsp
Red chillies - 6
Garlic pods - 10
Small onions(Shallots) - 10
Tomato - 2
Saunf - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil
Salt

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Method:

Take a tsp of oil in a pan and fry saunf, garlic pods and red chilies for two mins and keep it aside until it comes to room temperature. 

Again take a tsp of oil in a frying pan and fry curry leaves for three minutes in medium flame. Now grind it in a mixie along with coconut and the above fried spices together into a smooth paste by adding a little water. 

Now take a tsp of oil in a pan and crackle mustard, now add peeled shallots, chopped tomato, salt, turmeric powder for fry for five minutes. Now add the above ground paste and adequate water to bring it to sambhar consistency. Allow this to boil for five mins and bring it off the stove. 

Serve with hot rice and ghee :)

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Written by: Nithya
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24 comments:

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

We love this traditional kuzhambu!!
Sowmya
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Uma Ramanujam said...

Looks great. It will be great treat who loves curry leaves flavor a lot.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Kuzhambu looks great.Loved the preparation.
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Satya said...

wow what tasty way to take healthy food...love the sambar it must taste awesome with hot steam rice
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Sanghi said...

yummy,, this is my MIL special..!

Angie's Recipes said...

This is exactly what I need! Wish I could find some curry leaves over here.

kitchen queen said...

healthy flavourful delicious and finger licking curry leaves sambar.

Rohini said...

This version is new to me Nithi, but I am sure it will leave us asking for more.. What a healthy way to incorporate this most-underrated leaves in our diet!!!

Kitchen Queen said...

Lovely dish and presentation too.

Priya said...

Omg, irresistible kuzhambu, i can survive for many days with it.

divya said...

Wow ! Really its tempting me to taste it right now :)

Chitra said...

We make vathakuzhambu. this looks nice. loved the cute pot :)

Archana Potdar said...

new to me. Looks great.
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vani said...

loved the recepi and also the pots..... where did u buy the pots if u donot mind?let me know:)

M D said...

Beautiful props and drooling over this curry leaf sambhar!

S said...

lovely ... never heard abt it before:)

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Poornima Nair said...

Love the use of curry leaves, looks delicious!

Sharmilee! :) said...

This is such a nice twist, flavourful and healthy sambar!

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Hi Nithya, Thats a new & interesting recipe.

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Jay said...

very inviting & fab recipe
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Saraswathy Balakrishnan said...

very health and flavorful sambar:)

GK Arusuvai said...

Looks good. Healthy

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