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Pachai Milagu Kara Kulambu
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Pachai Milagu Kara Kulambu ~ Green Peppercorns in Tamarind Gravy!

Pachai Milagu Kara Kulambu is made with fresh green peppercorns in a tamarind gravy. This is a delicious side dish served with hot steamed rice.
Course Main Dish - Gravies
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Keyword Seasonal Gravy, Tamarind based Gravies
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Lunch Box
By Diet Healthy Recipes, Vegetarian
Dish Type Gravy Side Dishes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Srivalli


  • 3 to 4 Fresh Pepper Vines
  • 1 cup Onions
  • 1/2 cup Tomato
  • 2 to 3 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • A Sprig Curry Leaves
  • 3 to 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Sambar Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 to 3 tsp Cooking Oil


  • Wash the fresh peppers ensuring the corns don't fall off, keep aside.
  • Heat a pan with oil, add the mustard, curry leaves, chopped garlic and onions.
  • Fry till the onions are brown.
  • Now add finely chopped tomatoes along with salt and turmeric. Cover and cook for 5 mins.
  • Add the chili powder, coriander powder, and sambar powder. Mix everything and allow it to cook for 5 mins in sim.
  • Then add the tamarind pulp along with a cup of water and bring to a boil.
  • When the gravy reaches the consistency you want, drop in the fresh peppers and cover with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 5 to 7 mins.
  • Serve with steaming rice.
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