Inji (Ginger) has lots of medicinal benefits. In day to day cooking, we all use ginger in most of our dishes. Inji Kuzhambu is one of the healthy and tasty dish that goes well with hot steaming rice. Whenever I feel indigestion or down with cold or cough, I make this inji kuzhambu and it is really soothing. Serve this yummy kuzhambu with roasted papad or any kootu varieties. 


Inji Kuzhambu Recipe | Ginger Kuzhambu Recipe
Inji Kuzhambu Recipe | Ginger Kuzhambu Recipe


Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time5 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Servings4

Inji Kuzhambu Recipe | Ginger Kuzhambu Recipe
Inji Kuzhambu Recipe | Ginger Kuzhambu Recipe

Ingredients:
Tamarind1 lemon size
Ginger2 1 inch piece
Urdal2 teaspoon
Whole Black Pepper2 teaspoon
SaltTo taste
Turmeric Powder1/2 teaspoon
Grated Jaggery1 teaspoon
Gingelly Oil1 teaspoon


For Seasoning:
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Red Chilli1
Curry Leavesfew
Gingelly Oil1 teaspoon
Method:
  1. Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice

  2. Heat oil pan, add uriddal, pepper and curry leaves and fry them till the dal turn golden brown color. Clean and peel the ginger and add it to the mixer along with the fried ingredients

  3. Grind all the ingredients in the mixer to a fine paste. Heat a pan and add the tamarind juice along with turmeric and salt and allow it to boil. 

  4. When the raw smell of the tamarind goes off, add ground ginger paste and keep the flame low and allow the kuzhambu to cook and boil nicely. When the kuzhambu is cooked nicely, add grated jaggery and mix well and remove the kuzhambu from flame. Heat oil in another pan. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds, When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, channa dal and fry till the dal turns golden brown color. Add broken red chilli and curry leaves and saute for 10 seconds. 

  5. Add the seasoned ingredients to the kuzhambu and mix well

  6. Serve the yummy Inji Kuzhambu with hot steaming rice and enjoy the taste!
  7. Inji Kuzhambu Recipe | Ginger Kuzhambu Recipe
    Inji Kuzhambu Recipe | Ginger Kuzhambu Recipe

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  1. Hi. Liked the pics so much . Wil surely try . As I am a beginner it wud be great if u cud tel me the amount of tamarind water u have used. Looks like one cup of water . Can u clarify that and it wud be of great help if u can give tamarind water measurements .

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    1. Hi, You can soak the tamarind in 1 cup of water and squeeze out the tamarind to get a thick paste. If you feel the tamarind has still essence, again add half cup of water and squeeze out the tamarind juice

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