Kara Kuzhambu Recipe

Kara Kuzhambu
Preparation Time Under 30 min
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Dinner Party, General, Party
Recipe Type Breakfast, Lunch
Cuisine South Indian
Kara kuzhambu is chettinad special. Specially for spicy lovers. We can use drumstick, brinjal or ladys finger for this kuzhambu. In this kara kuzhambu recipe, I have used tara root and drumstick. Kara Kuzhambu rice with little gingelly oil is a wonderful delight.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Potato 1 cup 51.97 0.07
Onion 1 nos 28 0.07
Tomato 1 nos 14.96
Garlic 10 clove 44.7 0.2
Tamarind Pulp 0.5 cup 246.19
Coconut Milk 0.25 cup 25.68 249.96
Turmeric Powder 0.5 teaspoon 1.43
Sambar Masala 2 teaspoon 26.6
Gram Dal 1 teaspoon 28.14 0.14
Fenugreek Seed 0.5 teaspoon 1.3 0.02
Chili powder 2 teaspoon 3.54 70.72
Cumin 0.25 teaspoon 2 0.12
Mustard 0.25 teaspoon 1.68 0.1
Curry Leaves 2 spring 6.42
Salt 2 pinch 0
Oil 3 teaspoon 241.92 33.99 0

Preparation Method

  1. Cut Onion and Tomato into slices.
  2. Crush the Garlic Flakes.
  3. Heat the Oil.
  4. Fry the black gram, gram and Cumin Seed Till they turn brown.
  5. Grind this fried mixture to make a fine powder and keep it aside.
  6. Heat the Oil again.
  7. Add Curry Leaves, crushed Garlic and sliced Onion.
  8. Saute for few minutes.
  9. Add Potato and fry it.
  10. Mix sliced Tomatos, Turmeric Powderr powder, Chili powder and Sambar Masala.
  11. Add Tamarind Pulp, Salt and Water.
  12. BOil it for 5 minutes.
  13. Now add dal powder and Coconut Milk.
  14. Cook it over low flame.


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