This is a very simple typical South Indian curry that delivers full taste. Before adding the chilies, the sauce was already very hot, leaving a fiery feeling aftertaste. So if you want fire in your Indian food, this will not disappoint. For us, it confirmed that we prefer recipes with added coconut milk and/or yogurt to tone down the spices. Step 10 is misleading: 1 cup of water will not yield a watery sauce; the sauce is instead marvelously thick, just as I hoped it would be. I believe that "kulambu" translates as gravy. Made for 2013 My Three Chefs.