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Poosanikkai Mor Kuzhambu (Ashgourd Mor Kuzhambu)

Poosanikkai Mor Kuzhambu
Ashgourd (Poosanikkai) as well as Yogurt helps to clear all the harmful bacteria in the stomach. Hence this kuzhambu is very good for stomach .Over to the healthy recipe..

poosanikkai mor kuzahmbu



Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 20 minutes

Ingredients:


Curd                         - 1 cup
Ashgourd                - 200 gm (Poosanikkai)
Toor Dal                  - 2 tbsp   (Thuvaram Parupu)
Raw Rice                - 1 tbsp  
Coriander Seeds   - 2 tbsp   (Malli)
Fenugreek Seeds  - 1 tsp   (Vendhayam)
Cumin Seeds          - 1 tsp  (Seeragam)
Green Chilli             - 1
Dry Red Chilli          - 2      
Grated Coconut       - 4 tbsp 
Salt                            - As required
Turmeric powder      - 1 tsp
Asafoetida                 - a pinch (Perungayam)
Mustard Seeds         - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves            - few
Gingely Oil                - As required              

Procedure:

  • Cut Ashgourd into bigger pieces. Cook it with enough salt for a whistle.
  • Take 1 cup of curd.Whisk it without adding water.. You can blend for a while using blender. Add salt, turmeric powder and Asafoetida. Keep it aside.
  • Set A: Soak Toor Dal, Coriander Seeds and Raw rice for 30 minutes.
  • Set B: Add oil in a pan. Saute fenugreek seeds, green chilli and  dry red chillies for some time and then Take it out.
  • Set C: Coconut and cumin seeds, Turmeric Powder.
  • Grind Set A, Set B and Set C together. Use whisked curd itself for grinding. Don't add water, since the kulambu will become too watery.
  • Add the ground paste to the curd and mix it well.
  • Take a heavy bottomed pan.. Add Gingely Oil.. When the oil is hot add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • When they splutter, add in the curd mix. Add enough salt and water.. Make sure that kulambu is thick. Add also cooked ashgourd along with its water.
  • When the kulambu is about to boil switch it off.. Enjoy it with hot steaming rice!!!

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