Dry Mango Kuzhambu Recipe

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Dry Mango Kuzhambu
  • Chef: Nithya Ravi, Food Blogger
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A beautiful curry with the tangy combination of mango and tamarind and the perfect punch of spice.

Ingredients of Dry Mango Kuzhambu

  • Ingredients
  • 12-14 dried mangoes-bits
  • tamarind-gooseberry shaped ball
  • salt- to taste
  • 1 pinch of asafoetida
  • 1tsp of sambhar powder
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • To Roast and Grind
  • 2tsp of coriander seeds
  • 3 red chilly
  • 2tsp of tur dal
  • 2tsp of channa dal
  • 2tsp of urad dal
  • 1tsp of Black pepper- 1tsp Cumin/Jeera- 1/2tsp
  • To Temper
  • 1tsp of mustard seeds
  • 1tsp of urad dal
  • 1 sprig of curry Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp of oil

How to Make Dry Mango Kuzhambu

  • 1.1. Soak tamarind in water.
  • 2.2. Dry roast all the ingredients given in the to roast and grind table.Be careful not to burn them.Saute continuosly. Cool and put in a blender. Grind coarsely.
  • 3.3. Put the dried mango in water and boil it till they become soft. It should be soft and tender like this.
  • 4.4. Meanwhile take out the tamarind extract,put it in a heavy bottomed pan and add salt,asafoetida and sambhar powder to it.Let it boil till the raw smell goes away.
  • 5.5. Now add boiled mango pieces.
  • 6.6. Add the grounded powder and curry leaves and let it simmer for sometime.
  • 7.7. Once thickened temper with some oil, mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Serve hot with rice.
  • 8.Notes:
  • 9.- Soak tamarind the recommended quantity as the mangoes are also sour.
  • 10.- You can add add more pepper if you want it spicier.
  • 11.- If you don't have dried mango use fresh mango.