Orange Skin(Peel) Kuzhambu | Kuzhambu Recipe

orange skin kuzhambu

We all throw out the skin of oranges after eating the fruit but the skin has more vitamin C than the fruit.Try to make this kuzhambu and eat it.

Preparation time-10 mins
cooking time-under 30 mins
Recipe cuisine: south indian
Recipe type: gravy
Author: Babitha
serves-3 to 4


  • Orange peel-from 3 oranges
  • Garlic pods-4
  • green chilly-2.sliced
  • Red chilly powder-2 tsp
  • coriander powder-1 tsp
  • turmeric powder-1\2 tsp
  • Tamarind -small lemon size
  • jaggery-small piece
  • salt to taste

To temper

  • oil- 2 tbsp
  • mustard-1\2 tsp
  • channa dal-1\4 tsp
  • methi seeds-1\4 tsp
  • curry leaves-few
Orange Skin(Peel)  Kuzhambu | Kuzhambu Recipe


1.Remove the white portion sticked in the peel of oranges as it will give sour taste.Clean and shop the skin in to small pieces.Soak tamarind in water and extract juice.

2.Heat oil in a pan, and season it with all the ingredients under " to temper".Then add in the chopped orange skin and saute for some time.

3.Add in the all the dry powders and salt.mix well.Add little water to blend up.

4.Then pour the tamarind juice ,some water and allow it to boil well.

5.When it has nicely blend up add the jaggery piece and keep in flame for few minutes and switch off.

Serve for hot steamed rice.


1.You can replace chilly and coriander powder with sambar powder.


  1. Lovely kuzhambu

    On-going event: Healthy vegetarian side dishes.

  2. Interesting curry Babi :) looks delicious and inviting

  3. very interesting and delicious kuzhambu...

  4. Healthy and flavourful curry. Tangy taste goes well with citrus fruits. Must be a awesome curry.

  5. Never knew we can make curry out of orange peel. curry looks lovely :)

  6. Inviting citrusy curry.super aks


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