Its a very tasty and flavourful kuzhambu goes well with rice,idli and dosa too..
Preparation Time :10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Tamarind - 1 small lemon size
Salt -To taste
Gingelly oil - 2 tbsp +2 tsp
Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
To Saute and Grind
Coriander Seeds -1/4 cup
Dry Red chillies - 5
Peppercorns -2 tsp
Compound Asafoetida - a small size
*First Saute the igredients given under "To saute and grind " in 2 tsp oil.Once cooled down ground to a very fine paste
*Soak the tamarind and extract the pulp.
*Use old tamaraind thats pazhampuli for this kuzhambu,gives a better taste.
*It stays good upto a week at room temperature.