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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

PALAKKOTTAI (JACKFRUIT SEED) KUZHAMBU

JACKFRUIT SEED KUZHAMBU,PALAKKOTTAI KUZHAMBU,IYENGAR CUISINE,

INGREDIENTS:

Jackfruit seeds - 10

Tamarind - a lemon sized ball
Sambhar powder 
- 1 tsp.
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Asafoetida(hing)
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.

Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp.
Methi seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Oil - 3 tablespoons
Salt - as per taste
Curry leaves - few

METHOD:


Soak tamarind in water and extract pulp. Keep aside.

Crush the jackfruit seeds slightly using a stone crusher, de-skin and pressure cook alongwith water for two whistles. Drain the water.  Keep aside.

In a heavy bottomed pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add urad dhal.  When  it turns golden brown, add methi seeds, cumin seeds, hing, turmeric powder, and curry leaves .  Now add the cooked jackfruit seeds, sambhar powder
and slightly saute it being careful not to burn it. Immediately pour in the tamarind extract alongwith salt. Allow it to boil till thick.

Palakkottai kozhambu is ready to serve with rice and goes well poricha appalam.


NOTE:  The seeds can be de-skinned easily after crushing the seeds. 

28 comments :

  1. My MIL makes this as they get it a lot in their area. Nice kulambu. I love munching on the seeds.

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  2. wow i remb my grand ma makes this during jackfruit season.. will def try this out..

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  3. The kuzhambu looks yummy shanti!! Very well presented :)

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  4. i like Palakottai... will try this recipe for sure..

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  5. Very tempting kuzhambu, will try it soon....
    kurinjikathambam

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  6. Love palakotai anyday...delicious kuzhambu..

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  7. my mom adds this seed in sambhar &aviyal .. This version sounds good. will try soon..

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  8. looks so yummm...n makes me hungry..:)

    Tasty Appetite

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  9. omg...soooooooooper tempting ..

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  10. Delicious and mouth watering kulambhu,palakottai is my fav.Its been ages since I had palakottai.

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  11. So tasty and delicious looking kozambhu.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. they look awesome...should try it soon..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  13. wow, delicious curry with jackfruit seeds..looks yum..

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  14. Nice recipe with jackfruit seeds.
    I wish I could get Jackfruit seeds in here now. Used to love them when I was a kid.

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  15. Long long ago I have eaten pala kottai puli koottu but never the kozhambu.The picture makes me drool.Thanks Shanthi

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  16. Nice recipe with jack fruit seeds.
    http://kokilasindianfood.blogspot.com/

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  17. Seriously i can survive for many days with this kuzhambu,mouthwatering here..

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  18. This would pair so well rice or chappati. Love the addition of jackfruit seeds.

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  19. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare & delicious!

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  20. Looks awesome and absolutely delicious!!

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  21. A lovely dish! I think im getting hungry after reading your blog.

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  22. Great recipe!!!Will try soon and give you the fb......

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