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Avarai Kadali Kara Kuzhumbu Recipe | How To Make Avarai Kadali Kara Kuzhumbu Recipe

Avaraikadali karakuzhumbu
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 25 min Total Time: 35 mins
Servings 3
Calories 110

This spicy kuzhambu recipe can be mixed with plain rice. If cooked well can be kept for 1 day and the taste will be good the next day. Gingley oil (Nalennai) gives best taste to this kuzhambu but any oil is okay. Avarikadali kuzhambu recipe explained in detail.

  • 100 grams Avarakkai Double beans
  • 50 grams Chickpeas
  • Tamarind Juice (gooseberry size and soaked in water)
  • Salt to taste
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Methi Seeds also known as Vendhaiyam
  • 4 Red Chillies
  1. Soak chickpeas overnight and pressure cook.

  2. Powder coriander seeds, mustard seeds, methi seeds, red chilies. This can be prepared ahead and can be used whenever vathakuzhambu is cooked.

  3. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds, methi seeds, curry leaves, red chilies, asafoetida and avarakkai and cooked chickpeas fry for 2-3 minutes.

  4. Add tamrind juice, same amount of water and the powder and cook until vegetable is cooked and the water reduces and it becomes like a kuzhambu gravy.

  5. Now hot kuzhambu is ready to serve.

  6. This can be mixed with rice. Used as side dish for dosa, idli etc.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 3

Amount Per Serving
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g5%
Sodium 18mg1%
Potassium 588mg17%

Iron 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.