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Seppankizhangu puli kuzhambu By

Cuisine Style: South India | Cooking Time: 15 to 20 minutes | To Serve: 6 | Take with: rice | Type: Lunch Gravy

How to make Sepankizhangu puli kulambu video


  • Seppankizhangu[Arbi, Colocasia] – ¼ kg or 6
  • Tamarind water –1/4 cup or tamarind paste – 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 2 springs
  • Garlic - 3 cloves
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Urad dal – 2 tsp
  • Bengal gram – 2 tbsp
  • Asafetida - 1/4 tsp
  • Jaggery - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Gingelly Oil [Sesame oil]– 3 tbsp
  • Water as needed

For roasting & seasoning

  • Fenugreek - 2 tsp [Dry roast (dont add oil for frying) fenugreek and grind to fine powder]
  • Chana dal - 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tbsp
  • Dry red chilli - 1
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Peppercorns - 1/2 tbsp
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add all ingredients, roast till light brown then put it in a mixie jar, grind to smooth paste with 1/4 cup of water


  • Wash & put arbi in a pressure cooker, add water, salt, turmeric powder, cook for 2 whistles
  • Then drain water, peel off skin, slice
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  • Add urad dal sauté, Curry leaves, garlic, & asafoetida
  • Add fenugreek powder mix well.
  • Add arbi, salt, chilli powder & turmeric powder sauté till soft.
  • Add ground mixture & water, mix well, then let it boil for 5 min
  • Add tamarind water, mix well then let it boil for 5 min
  • Add water if required & let it boil & thickens.
  • Finally add 1 tbsp of jaggery , boil for 3 min then cut off heat.
  • Serve hot with rice / millets /pongal / upma.

How to make Seppankizhangu puli kulambu- Step by step procedure & pictures

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Wash & put it in a pressure cookerSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 1

Add water, turmeric powder & saltSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 2

Cover lid, cook for 2 whistlesSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 3

After 2 whistles, remove steam Seppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 4

Drain water, then peel off the skinDrain water, then peel off the skin

Slice into twoSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 5

Now itsready, keep it readySeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 6

Dry roast fenugreek seeds, grind to fine powderSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 7

Heat pan add chana dal, urad dal, peppercorns, coriander, dry red chilliSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 8

Add 1 tbsp oil, roast till light brownSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 9

Put it in a mixie jar, grind with 1/4 cup of waterSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 9

Heat 2 tbsp sesame oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, garlicSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 10

Add curry leaves, asafoetidaSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 11

Add fenugreek powderSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 12

Add sepankizhangu, turmeric powderSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 13

Add red chilli powderSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 14

Add ground mixtureSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 15

Add saltSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 16

Add tamarind waterSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 17

Boil for 5 minSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 18

add 1 tbsp jaggery boil for 3 min then cut off heatSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 19

Seppankizhangu puli kulambu readySeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 20

Serve hot with rice, milletSeppankizhangu puli kuzhambu step 21

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