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Vathakulambu is a South Indian style cooked vegetable preparation. The mixed vegetables are cooked in tamarind water along with grated coconut, chillies and garlic paste.

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Vathakulambu recipe - How to make Vathakulambu


Preparation Time: 10 mts   Cooking Time: 15 mts   Total Time:    
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  1. First pour 1 tablespoon oil in a pan after oil is heated put mustard seeds, fenugreekseeds, tuvardal, asafoetida and fry till mustard crackles.
  2. It should not become black. then add onions/garlic/any vegetable.
  3. Then fry for sometime later on add sambar powder and fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Later on add tamarind water,salt,little jaggery.
  5. For this kulambu to become thick add riceflour .
  6. Later on serve this in a bowl with rice.
  7. Note: all vegetables execept garlic and onion has to be boiled after frying mustard,fenugreek, curryleaves, asafoetida and tuvardal

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This recipe was contributed by nithyavaidya on 17 Jul 2001

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