Thursday, February 25, 2010

Mixed Pulses Puzhi Kulzhambhu


1.Cooked Dals - 2 cups (Cow Peas,Rajma,Black Chana,Lima Beans)

2. Juice Extract from a big lemon size tamarind ball.

3.Sliced Onions - 1 big

4.Chopped Tomatoes - 2

5.Garlic Pods - 6 no's

6.Coconut paste- 1/2 cup

7.Green Chillies - 2 no's

8.Chilli Powder - 2 tsp

9.Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

For Seasoning:

1.Oil - 2 tbsp

2.Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

3.Fenugreek Seeds - 1 tsp

4.Curry leaves - one string.


1.Add the turmeric in the tamarind extract and set it aside.

2.Heat oil in the pan and season the items under seasoning.

3.Then put the green chillies, sliced garlic pods and sliced onions.

4.Saute it well till the onions turns translucent, now add the turmeric powder,chilli powder.

5.Turn into nice dark colour and the oil will seperate from this mixture, at this stage add the chopped tomatoes and salt.

6.After the tomatoes cooked nicely ( the oil should comes out on the sides).

7.Pour the tamarind extract leave it to give a nice boil.

8.After the raw smell of the tamarind gone add the cooked dhals and grounded coconut paste.

9.Keep the fire in the simmer and Close the pan with the lid for 10 minutes.

10.Then serve the hot puzhi kolambhu for rice, idly and for dosai.

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