Garlic gravy / puundu kolambu

Main Dish
7 servings
20 min
15 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 7
Garlic: 1 no

Shallots: 9 to 10 nos

Sesame Oil: 1 tbsp

Fenugreek Seeds: 1/4tsp

Mustard Seeds: 1/4 tsp

Tamarind Juice: 1 1/2 tbsp

Red Chilli Powder: 1/2 to 1 tsp

Coriander Powder: 2 tsp

Curry Leaves: 7 to 8 nos

Salt to Taste


  • Peel the skin of garlic & shallots. Slice each garlic into lengthwise, cut shallots into small medium pieces. Heat sesame oil in a skillet/pan & to this put mustard seeds allow it to splutter, then add fenugreek seeds, sliced garlic, chopped shallots, curry leaves & fry until garlic turns light brown. Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder & saute it well. Keep the stove in low flame & fry this until the oil cums out on sides. Now pour the tamarind juice & little amount of water & salt & allow it to boil for a while until the oil cums on top of the gravy /kolambu. Cook it in a medium low flame.


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