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Verum Kuzhambu | Verum Curry

Verum Kuzhambu is very famous in Kanyakumari District, it is in the south most part of Tamil Nadu .It is so simple to prepare but tastes divine. If you love coconut based Kuzhambu then you definitely got to try this easy and delicious Kuzhambu.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Course: Kuzhambu
Cuisine: TamilNadu
Servings: 4

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • To Grind:
  • Coconut – ½ cup
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves a spring
  • Shallots – 2 or 3
  • To Temper :
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Shallots /Small Onions – 3 finely chopped
  • Fenugreek Seeds – ½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves a spring
  • Other Ingredients:
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Chilli powder – 2 tsp
  • Salt as needed
  • Tamarind small lemon sized


  • Take the ingredients mentioned under To Grind Section in a blender add in little water and blend everything to form a fine paste. Soak Tamarind in Water and extract juice out of it. Take a kadai and add in the ground coconut paste.
  • Along with the coconut add in Turmeric powder, Chilli powder, Salt and the extracted Tamarind Water.
  • Mix everything together now switch on the stove and cook till everything comes to a boil in a medium flame and then switch off. Don’t allow it to boil.
  • Now take another pan and add in oil once it becomes hot add in the Mustard Seeds, Fenugreek Seeds, Curry Leaves and finely chopped Shallots cook till it becomes golden brown. Now add this over the kuzhambu and mix well. Serve Verum Kuzhambu with Steamed Rice and Fish.


  • Verum Kuzhambu tastes best with steamed rice and Sauted Fish (Avicha meen ,Will share the recipe tomorrow)
  •  Using coconut oil give a nice aroma to the Kuzham
  •     The Kuzhambu is usually watery in consistemcy so adjust and add the water accordingly.
Keyword Nagercoil Special Verum Curry, Thenga kuzhambu, Verum Curry
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