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Nov 1, 2017

500th Post: Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu/Spiced Lentil Dumpling Curry



Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu / Lentil dumplings curry is a very traditional Tamilnadu Brahmin dish. This is one of the popular south Indian recipe; very healthy and tasty food; Though the preparation takes a bit longer than the usual daily eats, it is totally worth the effort. It goes very well with rice, dosa, idli ...
My Sis Jayanthi and My Cousin Sis Asha , both love this Kuzhambhu . I dedicated this recipe to them.


Preparation Time - 20 minutes
Cooking Time -     20minutes  
Recipe Cuisine  :   South Indian
Recipe Category  :  Kuzhambhu 
Serves                   4

Ingredients:

For Paruppu Urundai


Toor Dal
1 cup
Chenna dal
½ Cup
Green chilies
 3 Nos
Ginger  Paste
1 Tablespoon 
 Curry leaves
2 Strands
Asafetida powder
½ Teaspoon
Salt
As Per Taste.


For Kuzhambhu

Tomatoes  
3 nos
Green Chillies 
2 nos

Hing Powder   
1 Teaspoon

Turmeric Powder 
½ Teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder 
1 Teaspoon

Kuzhambhu Powder   
2 Tablespoon

Tarmarind Water        
1 ½ Cup

Curry Leaves            

few
Salt 
  To Taste

     
For Seasoning:

Coconut Oil         
1 Tablespoon

Mustard Seeds   
T Teaspoon

Curry Leaves        
few


Chopped Coriander Leaves for Decoration

How To Make Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambhu Here You Go

Making Paruppu Urundai

  • Wash and Soak Chenna Dhal and Toor dhal and chili in water for 1 hour.

  • Drain the water and put them in a mixie container.



  • Add salt, green chillies, asafetida powder ,a pinch of salt and  Curry Leaves grind them coarsely
  • Keep this ready for preparing ball.
  • Make small koftas by rolling the dhal in between your hands gently.
  • Now take 1 teaspoon of rice flour in a plate. Take small ball of ground dal and dust it with rice flour.
  • Steam in the idli cooker for 10-15 mins or till it cooks soft.
  • Insert a tooth pick to check whether it is cooked perfectly. Keep aside.



Making Kuzhambhu:


  • Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice. Add 1 cup of water  and dilute the tamarind water , Keep aside.
  • Heat Coconut oil in a pan, and splutter mustard seeds follow by curry leaves, Tomatoes and Ginger paste. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Simmer the stove heat, add Turmeric powder, Kuzhambhu Powder, Hing and Red chili powder.

  • Sauté till it turns gooey.
  • Add the diluted tamarind water and salt. Stir well and boil it.

  • Allow the tamarind juice to boil till the raw smell goes off.
  • Then slowly add the Urundai one-by-one.

  • After you add the balls, don’t stir the Kuzhambu. Once the balls are cooked, they will float on the Kuzhambu.


  • Garnish with coriander leaves and remove from flame. Keep covered until serving. Tastes best after a couple of hours.
  • Serve hot with Rice.





Note:
  •  Here I prepare my Urundai and gravy in parallel. If you prepare them separately it will take more time.
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Oct 25, 2017

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Oct 9, 2017

498: Deepavali Recipes- View Full Collection Here


 Deepavali Sweets and Savory

Hello Friends

The festival of lights is back. We are left with just a few more days to welcome the most colourful and joyful festival Deepavali. The main highlights of the festival are the crackers and food.
 I am sharing 40 types of Sweets and savories here.

Checkout the link for Deepavali  Special Recipes which are already there. New Recipes are coming soon ,

So Bookmark this page and try out few snacks and sweets recipes for this year Deepavali 2017 and enjoy with your family and friends.



Here is the compilation of Diwali easy sweets recipes and savoury snacks recipes.


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