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 :)

Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)

38 Comments

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

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  2. Delicious looks very inviting.. And awesome pic..

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  3. Yummy, tangy and tasty curry.. Love it all time...
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  4. Looks delicious. I must try soon :)

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  5. Looks very tempting. Nice presentation.

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

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  7. amazing kulambu and beautiful clicks!

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

    Spill the Spices

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

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  10. I make this with morkuzhambu. Nice one.

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  11. I make this more often tooo. My fav.. Love the clicks
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  12. I usually make paruppu urundai mor kuzhambu , but lovd this tangy version too...nice preparation, love ur pics!

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  13. Love to have it any time.Looks yummy

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


    Helen
    http://myworldmyhome2012.blogspot.in

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  15. 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

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  16. Lovely clicks and awesome presentation

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  17. Your pictures itself torturing me..Love this kuzhambu.

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

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  19. Delicious and looks very traditional.awesome pics..

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  20. 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.

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  21. Looks so yum..perfectly done..nice pics

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  22. மிகவும் பிடித்த குழம்பு வகைகளில் இதுவும் ஒன்று,சூப்பர்ர்!!

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

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  24. My fav kuzhambu too,made it perfectly...

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

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  26. Delicious looks very inviting.. And awesome pics..

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

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

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  29. Very nice kuzhambu. Urundai looks well soaked and yummy!

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

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  31. Delicious and flavorful kulambhu my favorite one..

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  32. Awesome kuzhambu. Looks nice and tempting.

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  33. Delicious kulambu, loved ur clicks!!!

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  34. Tempting kuzhambu...love the clicks..

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

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