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Sundakkai Vatha Kuzhambu Recipe | Sundakkai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe

Sundakkai Vathal Kuzhambu with step by step pictures. This is made with Dried Tukey Berry and Tamarind
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 184 kcal


  • ¼ cup Gingelly Oil
  • 3 tbsp Dried Tukey Berry / Sundaikkai
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds / Kaduku
  • 1 tsp Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam
  • tsp Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi
  • Curry leaves a small handful
  • 1 large sliced Onion
  • 10 cloves peeled Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • 3 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Jaggery
  • 1 lemon size Tamarind
  • Water as needed
  • Papad for toasting


  • Soak tamarind in water for 5 mins, squeeze and drain the pulp.
  • Heat oil in a earthernware pot, add in turkey berry and fry till golden. Drain and set aside.
  • Now add in mustard, urad dal, cumin, curry leaves and asafoetida in it.
  • Add in onions, garlic and saute for a min.
  • Add in tamarind water, spice powders, salt and jaggery. Mix well.
  • Now bring this to a boil and simmer for 15 mins or so.
  • Now serve with papad. For toasting papad, show the papad over open flame using a tongs and keep flipping so it gets evenly toasted on all sides.
  • Remove and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Sundakkai Vatha Kuzhambu Recipe | Sundakkai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 184 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Sodium 34mg1%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 593IU12%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 78mg8%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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