Kara Kuzhambu Recipe

Kara Kuzhambu is a spicy and tangy South Indian curry made with tamarind, spices, and vegetables. It is a popular dish in Tamil Nadu and is often served with rice or dosa. The curry has a rich and flavorful taste, with a perfect balance of heat and tanginess. It is a versatile dish that can be made with various vegetables like brinjal, drumstick, or lady's finger. Kara Kuzhambu is a must-try for those who enjoy bold and spicy flavors.

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Ingredients for Kara Kuzhambu Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Sized Ball Of Tamarind', ' Oil', ' Teaspoon Mustard Seeds', ' Teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds', 'A Few Curry Leaves', ' Onion
  • 1 Chopped', ' Tomatoes
  • 1 cup Chopped', " Mixed Vegetables (Brinjal, Drumstick, Lady'S Finger
  • as needed Etc
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Urad Dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chana Dal
  • 1 tablespoon Grated Coconut
  • as needed Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kara Kuzhambu Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak tamarind in warm water and extract the juice.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, tomatoes, and vegetables of your choice. Cook until they are soft.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Pour in the tamarind juice and bring the curry to a boil. Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • STEP 6.In a separate pan, heat oil and fry dried red chilies, urad dal, and chana dal until golden brown.
  • STEP 7.Grind the fried ingredients along with grated coconut to make a paste.
  • STEP 8.Add the paste to the curry and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • STEP 9.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or dosa.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add any vegetables of your choice like brinjal, drumstick, or lady's finger.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a tablespoon of sesame oil at the end.

Storage and Serving

  • Kara Kuzhambu can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry before serving and adjust the consistency by adding water if needed.
  • Serve Kara Kuzhambu with steamed rice or dosa for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
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384
calories per serving
10 g Fat14 g Protein57 g Carbs12 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    10g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Carbs
    57g
  • Fiber
    12g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    57g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Fiber
    12g

Fats

  • Fat
    10g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    461mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    1868mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    193mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    96mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    177mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    330mg
  • Selenium
    8mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp