Sunday 11 January 2015

Thimare Thambuli / Brahmi Thambli / Ondelaga Recipe

Posted by Veena Karanth at 01:44:00
Brahmi plant or thimare is one of the oldest ayurvedic plants, used  in many medicines to cure some of the chronic diseases. It is believed that if brahmi is taken on a regular basis, it enhances memory power and it can cure many diseases relating to brain. One important point to consider about brahmi is that you should never fry or boil it but consume it raw or else it would loose its medicinal values. You can prepare some traditional recipes out of this brahmi like brahmi chutney, thambuli and so on which can be eaten along with rice. Here, in this recipe, brahmi leaves are ground and mixed with buttermilk and spices.

Thimare Thambuli

How To Prepare Brahmi / Thimare Thambuli.

The recipe is very easy and simple and the time required to prepare this is around 10 minutes and the ingredients mentioned here is enough for three servings.

Ingredients For Brahmi Thambuli.

  • Brahmi leaves - 2 cups.
  • Buttermilk - 1 cup.
  • Salt - as required.
  • Asafoetida - a pinch.
  • Coconut scrapings - 2 tbsp.
  • Peppercorns - 1 tbsp.
  • Green chilli - 1.
  • Curry leaves - optional.

For tadka 

  • Broken red chilli - 1.
  • Urad dal ( black gram dal ) - 1 / 2 tsp.
  • Mustard seeds - 1 / 4 tsp.
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp.

Method To Make Brahmi thambuli.

  • Select only the leaves and discard the stem of the brahmi leaves.
  • Now wash it thoroughly under the running water.
  • Take a mixer jar.
  • Add brahmi leaves, salt, asafoetida, butter milk, coconut scrapings, peppercorns, green chillis and curry leaves in to the jar.
  • Run the mixer until the mixture is fully blended.
  • Transfer it into a bowl.
  • Heat another small pan with ghee in it.
  • Add broken red chilli, urad dal, mustard seeds and a few curry leaves in to it. 
  • When it starts spluttering, transfer the tadka into the thambuli bowl.

Your healthy and nutritious brahmi thambuli is ready to be served!!!!!!!.

Kitchen Masti Points .

  1. Adding curry leaves while grinding the mixture is optional.
  2. Butter milk should not be very sour.
  3. Never ever fry the brahmi leaves.
  4. Green chillis may be omitted if you do not want it to be spicy.
  5. This thambuli can be relished with hot rice.

Also Read : 

amla nellikai thambuli

Basale Thambuli

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