Chepangilangu Kara kuzhambu recipe | arbi kuzhambu

Chepangilangu Kara kuzhambu recipe is a side dish which we serve with rice Idli dosa, or  Chapathi . Here we do not use any pearl onions or garlic. We prepare this chepangilangu  Kara kuzhambu with following ingredients.  They are tamarind, red chillies, channa dal, urad dal, pepper corns, grated coconut, turmeric powder and salt.

Chepangilangu Kara kuzhambu recipe – Ingredients:-
Chepangilangu Kara kuzhambu recipe – Ingredients to grind:-
  • channa dal / kadalai paruppu – 1 tblsp
  • urad dal / ulundham paruppu – 1 tblsp
  • pepper corns / milagu – 10 number
  • red chillies / vara milagai – 8 number
  • grated coconut / thuruviya thengai – 1/2 cup
Chepangilangu Kara kuzhambu recipe – Ingredients for tempering:-
  • oil – 3 tsp
  • mustard seeds / kadugu – 1/2 tsp
  • asafoetida / perungayam – pinch
  • curry leaves / karuvepilai – few
Chepangilangu Kara kuzhambu recipe – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly cook chepangilangu in a pressure cooker for one whistle. Once pressure is released, remove the skin. Chop into two or three pieces.

Cooked, skin removed and chopped chepangilangu
Cooked, skin removed and chopped chepangilangu

2. Secondly heat one tea spoon of oil. Fry all the ingredients that should be ground.

Frying ingredients
Frying ingredients

3. Cool down to room temperature. Grind into a fine paste using required water.

Ground paste
Ground paste

4. Further mix tamarind paste, turmeric powder and salt in one cup of water.

Tamarind paste, turmeric powder and salt
Tamarind paste, turmeric powder and salt
Tamarind paste, turmeric powder and salt mixed in water
Tamarind paste, turmeric powder and salt mixed in water

5. Now heat 3 tea spoons of oil in a fry pan. Fry cooked and chopped chepangilangu till it turns colour. Remove it and keep aside.

Frying cooked chepangilangu
Frying cooked chepangilangu

6. In the remaining oil add mustard seeds. When it splutters add asafoetida and curry leaves. Then add tamarind juice mix.

Tamarind juice mix added
Tamarind juice mix added

7. Now add ground red chilly mix along with required water.

Ground red chilly mix added
Ground red chilly mix added

8. Add cooked and fried chepangilangu and keep it in low flame for 5-7 minutes.

Cooked and fried chepangilangu added
Cooked and fried chepangilangu added

9. Finally add jaggery and mix well.

Jaggery
Jaggery

10. Add one tea spoon of ghee. Serve as side dish along with rice, idli or dosa.

Chepangilangu Kara kuzhambu recipe | arbi kuzhambu
Chepangilangu Kara kuzhambu recipe | arbi kuzhambu

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