Paruppu Kulambu

Paruppu kulambu is almost the same as Dal tadka which is a very popular North Indian cusine.Paruppu kulambu is prepared using lentils and the method differs from region to region with variety of ingredients. Paruppu Kulambu is a traditional recipe of my native place Virudhunagar and are specially prepared on Mondays to compensate the heavy… 

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Capsicum Kulambu / kudai milagai Kulambu

Capsicum kulambu is prepared by cooking capsicum in tamarind extract with green chilies,garlic and shallots.It tastes so good when had with just plain curd rice, you can also have them with Pazhaya soru (Steamed rice soaked in water and curd overnight). One of my favorite kulambu especially during summer for it makes my work easy,simple… 

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Paruppu Urundai Kulambu

Are you bored making Sambar and Puli kulambu?Then you should definitely try this Paruppu Urundai Kulambu with the goodness of lenthils ,a protein rich Kulambu.It is prepared by cooking Lenthil dumplings (urundai) in tomato and coconut based gravy.Either Toor dal or Bengal gram can be used to make these lenthil balls.I have used both the… 

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Mochai kulambu

Mochai kulambu / Mochai kottai kulambu is prepared with dried beans variety.These dried beans needs to be soaked overnight or atleast for 8 hours for faster cooking.Any dried beans variety can be used in making this kulambu.I have used dried mochai beans also known as Rangoon mochai.This Mochai kulambu is a combination of both puli… 

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Manathakkali kai kulambu

Manathakkali kai are tiny berries that are green in colour and turns black when ripe.It is known as Black nightshade in English.They are bitter to taste but has high niutritive values also used in treating ulcers. As these berries does wonders to people they are also know as’ Wonder cherry’. Mankthakkali is widely used in… 

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Vendakkai Puli Kulambu

Vendakkai Puli Kulambu is a gravy prepared with Okra/ladies finger cooked in tamarind juice.A tangy kulambu that goes well with steamed rice and papad.Use only tender Vendakkai/Okra for this kulambu and dont forget to dry them in sun for few minutes after chopping.This helps to remove the sliminess from the Vendakkai/Okra and makes your kulambu… 

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Paruppu keerai kulambu

Paruppu keerai kulambu is a traditional ,healthy recipe with the goodness of dhal and greens.You can use any greens of your choice and for dhal use either toor dhal or moong dhal. INGREDIENTS 1 cup paruppu keerai(purslane leaves) 1/2 cup toor dhal or moong dhal 1 onion chopped 1 tomato chopped 2 dried red chillies… 

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Masala vadai kulambu recipe

I don’t make masala vadai that often but when i do i make few extras to make masala vadai kulambu for lunch.You can either steam the vadai or deep fry them before making the kulambu.Click here for masala vadai recipe before starting with masala vadai kulambu recipe. INGREDIENTS 10 masala vadai 2 onions chopped 2… 

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Tomato Kulambu/Thakkali Kulambu recipe

Tomato kulambu is made with just two vegetables tomatoes and onions,when i run out of vegetables i immediately make Tomato kulambu for breakfast and lunch.The speciality of this kulambu is mainly its tangy taste which makes it go well with Idly,Chapathi and Steamed rice. INGREDIENTS 1 onion (cut into thin strips) 7 tomatoes (chopped) 7… 

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Broccoli Sambar Recipe

Broccoli Sambar is the easiest way to incorporate this healthy vegetable in our meals.Broccoli contains high levels of vitamin c and fiber.It is loaded with essential nutrients.Broccoli tastes the same as cauliflowers when used in sambar.So do try this healthy sambar at home,the best way to make your kids have Broccoli is to make this… 

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