Poricha kulambu

Actually we call this kulambu, reverse method of making kulambu. We usually start with seasoning the kulambu, but for this, end with seasoning…The vegetable used for this kulambu must be indian (local) one like drumstick, brinjal, avaraikai and the peanuts.


Drumstick, chopped-1

Baby Brinjal, sliced-100gms

Avaraikayi, chopped -100gms

Peanuts – handful

Coconut, grated – half cup

Cumin seeds -1 tsp

Tamarind – lemon size

Chili powder -1 tsp

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder – half tsp

Curry leaves – handful

Mustard seeds -1 tsp

Fenugreek seeds – half tsp

Onion, chopped – 2

(Roma or Indian) Tomato, chopped – 3

Sesame oil -1 tsp


1.Grain coconut, cumin, handful of onion and tomato to fine paste

2.Soak tamarind in water and extract the juice

2.Add the vegetables into tamarind water and boil it

3.Add chilli, coriander and turmeric powders, salt while the vegetables are semi cooked

4.Later add the coconut paste, and let the vegetables cook well.

5.In a fry pan, add the oil, mustard seeds, Fenugreek, onions and tomato to fry them well

6.Add the seasoning to the kulambu and cook it for another 2-3 minutes…

Mocha Kulambu is ready to taste

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