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Milagu kuzhambu


Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

Effective during cold.U can soak tamarind & extract that case reduce peppercorns to 3 & red chilli to 3. or can use tamarind paste of 3 tsp,peppercorn-3 tsp,red chilli-3

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • small Lemon size Tamarind
    • 1 tsp Chana dal
    • 1 tsp Tur dal
    • 1 tsp Urad dal
    • 5 tsp Peppercorns
    • 3 tsp Daniya
    • 4 Red Chilli
    • 3 sprigs of curry leaves
    • 1/2 tsp Hing
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tsp Mustard
    • 2 tbsp,Gingely Oil
    • 3 cups water


    1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai & roast chana dal,Daniya,Tur dal,Urad dal,Red chilli,Peppercorns,Hing,curry leaves and tamarind till golden brown & crispy.
    2. Allow it to cool for sometime & grind them into smooth paste.
    3. Heat oil in a kadai & splutter mustard.Cook in medium flame.
    4. Add the grinded paste.Stir and add water.
    5. It boils and becomes thick and reduces in quantity & oil starts coming out.The water content evaporates.
    6. Switch off the flame.Milagu kozhambu is ready to serve with rice.

    In this way,u can serve this kozhambu for atleast  a week.



    Thanks for the recipe.Very delicious.I fried some garlic and added while boiling



    please add Salt in step5.when it starts boiling and becoming thick add salt.sorry for missing out in step 5.