Poricha Kulambu / Poricha Kootu (No Onion, No Garlic)

Poricha Kulambu / Poricha Kootu (No Onion, No Garlic)

All of my favorite vegetables come together in this finger licking kulambu which is very often made by my Grandmother in the summer season. I was not aware that Poricha Kulambu also has a foot hold in our neighboring state, Kerala until I chanced  upon this recipe in Kaveri’s Space for the Blog Hop Wednesdays who happens to be my partner for this month.  Kaveri’s space is littered with many traditional Kerala recipes and I decided on this one as I love this one very much.

Though this kulambu can be made with a host of vegetables like in the original one, I just used 3 of my favorite vegetables. My grandmom also uses sundakkai / Turkey berry while making this as all the vegetables put together not only reduces body heat during Summer but also cures stomach ulcers. The gravy is mild, less spicy and is perfect to have during summer.

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