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DODDAPATRE THAMBLI ( THAMBULI ) – AJWAIN LEAF ( KARPOORAVALLI ) RECIPES

Today I have a bowlful of simple ,healthy and comforting side dish Doddapatre Thambli / Doddapatre thambuli .. that’s great to cool your body naturally in this summer .
DODDAPATRE THAMBuLI

 Come summer .. thambli made from various ingredients is a must in our home . Thambli is a very traditional Karnataka dish which our grannys have been making from many years . For better understanding we can term thambli as medicated buttermilk / a type of raita / cold soup .You can prepare thambli with anything and most of them takes just 10 mins . Yes in 10 mins you have a bowlful of comforting food to cool your soul Each has its unique flavor and benefits. I had earlier shared Ginger thambli and Brahmi thambli . Today it is ” Doddapatre Tambli ( Tambuli ) / Karpooravalli Raitha / Ajwain leaf cold soup ” .The heavenly aroma that comes out of your kitchen when you are roasting these leaves along with some cumin and pepper seeds… aah..

doddapatre leaf

Doddapatre / sambarballi soppu is a plant with many medicinal properties. Its known as Ajwain (Hindi),Ova (Marathi), Panikoorka (Malayalam), Karpuravalli (Tamil) ,Vamu aaku ( telugu ) in various languages . This small herb is used as home remedy for cold and cough, asthma , for indigestion ,acidity etc . The leaves are soft, thick, has a strong pungent flavor. I have a pot full of this plant in my balcony as growing them is very easy . Other than using these leaves for medicinal benifits , i also use them to make tea, rasam , chutney , bajji and this thambli . Will surely share all the recipes here but for today its ” Ajwain leaf Thambli ” . Thambli is typically eaten at the begining of our lunch . Hot rice and tambuli is a great combination . Do try it sometime . Here goes the easy, healthy & quick recipe …


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DODDAPATRE THAMBLI Yum
A yoghurt based Karnataka style side dish made using Ajwain leaf
Course side dish
Cuisine karnataka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
For tempering
Course side dish
Cuisine karnataka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
For tempering
Instructions
  1. Clean , wash and roughly chop ajwain leaves .
  2. In a pan add few drops of ghee and roast jeera,pepper and green chilli.Fry for a minute.
  3. Add the ajwain leaves and sauté for 2-3 minutes or till the leaves turn soft and change their colour.
  4. Remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.
  5. Grind leaves -spice mix ,coconut and salt to a very smooth paste in a mixer by adding little water.
  6. Pour the mixture to a bowl and add buttermilk / curd .Mix well.Adjust the consistency as required. The consistency should be thin .
  7. Heat the remaining ghee in a small pan.Add mustard seeds and jeera ,when it splutters add curry leaves .Pour the tempering on the thambli .
  8. Serve doddapatre tambli in room temperature with hot steaming rice or relish as such as a drink.

4 Comments

  • Reply
    Sony P
    April 6, 2015 at 4:13 pm

    Sounds so refreshing……… love the color!

  • Reply
    Magees kitchen
    April 7, 2015 at 5:11 am

    Refreshing summer drink.

  • Reply
    Rafeeda AR
    April 7, 2015 at 8:15 am

    Your recipes are always so intriguing… so traditional as well… love the color of this dish…

  • Reply
    Vinayak sandur
    December 13, 2015 at 7:23 am

    Well written and good to keep traditional foods alive for our and next gen. Keep up good work by spreading traditional taste of Karnataka.

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