Monday, June 18, 2012

Baby potato n garlic in tamarind sauce ( Urulai poondu kulambu)

 Poondu ( garlic ) kulambu is well known to all south Indians. This gravy I saw in a cookery show presented by chef Dhamu a long back. This recipe contains a lot of garlic which has the property of lowering blood cholesterol.
Requirements :
Baby potato – ½ kilo
Garlic – a handful
Pearl onion – 10 nos
Tamarind paste – 2 tbs
Chilly powder – 2 tbs
Coriander powder – 2 tbs
Coconut paste – 1 tbs
Sesame oil -  1 tbs

Method :
  Heat oil , add cumin, fenugreek seed and curry leaves.
  Add onion and garlic . sauté well till becomes translucent.
Add baby potato , chilly powder and coriander powder.
Add tamarind paste and a cup of water.
Add required salt  and allow to cook for few minutes.
Now , add the coconut paste and allow to boil.
Urulai poondu kulambu is ready to serve.
Best combo with plain rice and curd rice.