As requested Recipe for KAARA KUZHAMBU....!!!
Today's Recipe ; Traditional Kaara kuzhambu - காரக்குழம்பு
Soak 1 lemon sized tamarind and keep aside. Chop 1 inch large size Bhendi, Onion and Brinjal and keep ready.
In a kadai, add gingelly / groundnut oil (Please note a typical kaara kuzambu would be tasty only with oil from Hand driven machine @ sekku) and saute the vegetables. Once cooked add turmeric powder, chilly powder and Dhaniya powder and mix well. Now add required salt and agian stir well. Now pour the tamarind pulp and let it boil in covered mode for 3 to 5 mins. Add little asafoetida and curry leaves and stir well. Once oil starts to ooze out, remove and add 2 tsp of oil on the top and serve hot with plain rice. The best combi would be Avarakkai finely chopped curry, Poricha Appalam or Paruppu usili of Kotharavangai or Beans.
Enjoy your Kaara kuzhambu, with the traditional touch....!!!!