Pathiya Samayal Recipes #5 | Tirunelveli Pathiya Milagu Kuzhambu

 

Pathiya Murungai Milagu Kuzhambu/ Drumstick Pepper Gravy is very simple to make.. If you make the powder ready at weekends, you can make the kuzhambu in a jiffy.. If goes well with simple Appalam/ Papad.. 

This is a very simple postpartum recipe, we follow in Tirunelveli .. The spices we use regularly have good medicinal values.. Knowing the values or unknowingly, we have a practice of using the spices.. If given after delivery this is meant to cure stomach ulcers, intestinal strains and this will increase breast milk.. Not only the new mother, we also can include this in our weight loss diet.. Including some medicinal and healthy recipes will make us lose more weight..


For other Pathiya Kuzhambu and Post Pregnancy Recipes,

Manathakkali Pathiya Kuzhambu – A Post-Pregnancy recipe
Poondu Pathiya Kuzhambu – A Post-Pregnancy recipe
Pathiya Kuzhambu Powder – A Post-Pregnancy recipe


 

Pathiya Milagu Kuzhambu

Recipe Source Chef Venkatesh Bhat
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 (1 cup each)
Calories 120 per serving

 

Ingredients
Pepper 1 Tablespoon
Cumin Seeds ½ Tablespoon
Dhania/ Coriander Seeds 1 Tablespoon
Bengal Gram 1 Tablespoon
Asafoetida ¼ Tablespoon
Drumstick 2 cut into pieces
Tamarind 1 gooseberry sized ball
Gingelly Oil 3 Tablespoons
Mustard Seeds ½ Teaspoon
Garlic Cloves Handful
Curry leaves Handful
Salt as per taste

 

Procedure
Dry Roast Pepper, Cumin, Bengal Gram and Coriander Seeds altogether till they become golden brown..
Switch off the flame and add asafoetida.. Let them cool down..
Take the roasted ingredients in a blender and powder it nicely..
Cook drumsticks adding water and salt..
Add tamarind juice to it and cook it covered for 2-3 minutes..
Add the powder we prepared and mix thoroughly..
Once raw smell goes off, switch off the flame..
Heat a pan, add gingelly oil..
Add mustard seeds, garlic cloves and curry leaves..
Once the garlic roasted well, add this mixture to the prepared kuzhambu..
Let the things settle for 30-40 minutes..
Now the kuzhambu is ready to serve..
 
Step-by-Step Pictures
Take required ingredients.. Dry Roast Pepper, Cumin, Bengal Gram and Coriander Seeds altogether till they become golden brown..
 
Switch off the flame and add asafoetida.. Let them cool down..Take the roasted ingredients in a blender and powder it nicely..
 
Cook drumsticks adding water and salt..Add tamarind juice to it and cook it covered for 2-3 minutes..

 

 

 

Add the powder we prepared and mix thoroughly.. Add Salt as per taste..Once raw smell goes off, switch off the flame..Heat a pan, add gingelly oil..Add mustard seeds, garlic cloves and curry leaves..

 

 

 
Once the garlic roasted well, add this mixture to the prepared kuzhambu..Let the things settle for 30-40 minutes.. Now the kuzhambu is ready hot to serve..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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