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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

PARUPPU URUNDAI KUZHAMBU - STEP BY STEP

PARUPPU URUNDAI KUZHAMBU


PARUPPU URUNDAI KUZHAMBU - This is an authentic South Indian gravy. It is a close relative with Kara Kuzhmabu. This dish is prepared by making balls from lentils (thuvar dal) and cooked in tamarind gravy. A wonderful tangy kuzhambu that goes very well with rice.


Serves : 4
Preparation time : 15 mins + soaking
Cooking time : 30 mins.

For this recipe you need

For the urundai you need
  • 1/2 cup of thuvar dal (soaked in water for 1/2 an hour)
  • 4-5 red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp. of cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Salt

For the Kuzhambu you need
  • 1 tsp.of mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. of fenugreek seeds
  • A sprig of curry leaves
  • 15-20 nos. of small onions - peeled and sliced
  • 1 big sized tomato - chopped
  • Tamarind extract ( extracted from lemon sized tamarind) - 3 cups
  • 2 tbsp. of sambar powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Salt
  • Oil

Preparation

In a blender,add all the ingredients needed for preparing urundai and grind to a coarse paste.


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,when they crackle, add the grinded paste and stir it for few seconds. Remove from heat and allow it to cool.


Shape them into balls and steam cook it .

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when they crackle add fenugreek and curry leaves. Fry for a minute. Add the chopped onions and fry until soft.


Add the tomatoes and fry for a couple of minutes.


Pour in the tamarind extract along with sambar powder ,asafoetida and salt. Allow it to boil.


Drop in three balls and wait until it starts  floating in the kuzhambu.


when you see the three balls, repeat the same with the remaining. Remove from heat and Serve it hot.


Delicious Paruppu urundai Kuzhambu is ready to be served...............


Serve this delicious paruppu urindai kuzhambu with rice and enjoy :)

38 comments:

DivyaGCP said...

Delicious kuzhambu.. Looks inviting..
Love the clicks.. :)

Rumana Ambrin said...

Delicious looks very inviting.. And awesome pic..

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Yummy, tangy and tasty curry.. Love it all time...
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Chitra said...

Looks delicious. I must try soon :)

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

Looks very tempting. Nice presentation.

Dr.Sameena said...

Tasty urudai kulambu..one of my favorites...:)

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Princy Vinoth said...

amazing kulambu and beautiful clicks!

Sona S said...

This is one of my fave kuzhambu.. nice clicks, looks awesome!

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Hema said...

Delicious, one of my favorite Kuzhambus, nicely presented..

Vimitha Anand said...

I make this with morkuzhambu. Nice one.

Veena Theagarajan said...

I make this more often tooo. My fav.. Love the clicks
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Sangeetha said...

I usually make paruppu urundai mor kuzhambu , but lovd this tangy version too...nice preparation, love ur pics!

Padhu said...

Love to have it any time.Looks yummy

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

One of my favorites...lovely clicks

Helen Prabha said...

My favorite.... I love it :-) :-) :-)


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Sanoli Ghosh said...

A must try recipe. Nice step by step presentation. Fabulous curry.

today's recipe:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/01/vadakari-snc-challenge-4.html

EncourageSpice said...

Lovely clicks and awesome presentation

Priya said...

Your pictures itself torturing me..Love this kuzhambu.

Gauri said...

The thought of Tamarind sauce is making my mouth water. Love the clicks!

Maha Gadde said...

Delicious and looks very traditional.awesome pics..

Srimathi said...

Paruppu uranda kuzhambu is something I have not had in a while. the last time I had them my mother in law made it for us.

Priti S said...

Looks so yum..perfectly done..nice pics

Latha Madhusudhan said...

this is really such a drool.

S.Menaga said...

மிகவும் பிடித்த குழம்பு வகைகளில் இதுவும் ஒன்று,சூப்பர்ர்!!

Arthy Suman said...

Wow...I must try this recipe a.s.a.p....delicious...

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

My fav kuzhambu too,made it perfectly...

Shanthi said...

Perfect and delicious kuzhambu...i love the pictures..

divya said...

Delicious looks very inviting.. And awesome pics..

Swathi Iyer said...

I like your idea of steaming the parippum yummy. my mom's favorite.

pria said...

one of our fav dishes, the urundai looks perfect!!!

Vikis Kitchen said...

Very nice kuzhambu. Urundai looks well soaked and yummy!

Love to Experiment said...

Hi. Thanks for visiting my blog and for your lovely comment. I am happy to follow you too.. That kuzhambu is so inviting....

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Delicious and flavorful kulambhu my favorite one..

Nandini M said...

Awesome kuzhambu. Looks nice and tempting.

Sangeetha Priya said...

Delicious kulambu, loved ur clicks!!!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Tempting kuzhambu...love the clicks..

Julie said...

Perfect combo with rice,yummy!!
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Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

My all time favorite dear. You have done so pecfectly.