Friday, September 3, 2010

Inji Kuzhambu (Ginger root and Toor dal Curry)


Ingredients:
  • Ginger root – two inch piece (app. 50 g)
  • Toor dal – a handful
  • Onion - 1
  • Garlic cloves – 10 nos
  • Dried red chili - 1
  • Cumin seeds – 1 Table spoon
  • Fenugreek seeds – ¼ Tea spoon
  • Coriander seeds – 2 Table spoon
  • Tamarind paste – 2 Table spoon
  • Oil – 1 Table spoon
  • Mustard seeds - ¼ Tea spoon
  • Curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
 Method:
  • Grind ginger root, red chili, coriander seeds and cumin seeds together and keep aside.
  • Cook toor dal with a cup of water and keep aside.
  • Extract juice from tamarind.
  • Chop onion and garlic cloves.
  • Heat a table spoon of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they pop up add fenugreek seeds, onion, garlic cloves and a pinch of salt. Fry till onion is slightly brown.
  • Add curry leaves, ground paste and sauté till raw smell disappears.
  •  Add tamarind juice, turmeric powder, cooked dal and a cup of water.
  • Adjust salt and cook them well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve warm with rice.
  • Add a table spoon of ghee for kids.
Note:
  • This is an excellent recipe to treat cold, cough and stomach problems.

35 comments:

  1. wow kuzhambu looks delicious ..yummy..have a happy weekend

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  2. new recipe to me! looks yummmm!

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  3. looks spicy & healthy one too .............

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  4. Thanks friends, for your encouraging comments

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  5. wow!wonderful combo!new 2 me.tnx a ton Krishna!can i use pdrs instead of seeds?

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  6. sure Sangi, you can very well use powders instead of seeds

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  7. Hi,

    Great recipe...supero super!!!

    Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  8. It's pretty cold here..and this would be exactly what I love for the lunch!

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  9. மிகவும் வித்தியசமாக இருக்கின்றது...கண்டிப்பாக ட்ரை செய்து பார்க்கனும்...நன்றி..

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  10. very nice and healthy kuzhambu dear..thanks for sharing..

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  11. Wow, looks tasty,loved the ingredients that went into it. A comforting soup.

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  12. அருமையான குழம்பு!! எங்கம்மாவும் இதேமதிரிதான் செய்வாங்க..மறுநாள் இந்த குழம்பை சாப்பிட ஆஹா என்ன ருசி ...

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  13. Lovely recipe, am sure very tasty too...love the gingery flavour in it...

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  14. A very new recipe to me..looks great..book marking it :)

    US Masala

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  15. Hi Veni,

    just joined in...en blog pakkam vannaga!!!

    Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  16. mmm, yum yum, Delicious Kuzambhu!!!

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  17. lovely dish!! would simply have them with rice n papad

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  18. Very nice, tasty and healthy dal.Wonderful recipe.

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  19. Delicious kuzhambu, looks yummy..

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  20. i add crushed ginger in dal.. next time i'll try ur unique version.. sounds interesting!

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  21. This looks like a comfort dal. Perect with plain rice

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  22. thats a very good curry very simple and nice combo of ingre best side for rice too

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  23. That sounds delicious! Dont think I've ever had a daal that included ginger....

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  24. love the flavor of ginger and curry looks so yummy!!

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  25. Looks delicious... Inji is good for digestion too... thanks for sharing

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  26. Inji kulambu is healthy and full of flavor....Tasty...

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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