Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu

Ingredients (Translation)

1 cup red gram dal
1 small lime size tamarind soaked in water
Salt to taste
2 Red chillies
Pinch of asafoetida
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp oil
2 tsp sambar powder

Soak the dal for 2 hours and grind along with asafoetida, salt and red chillies and very less water. Heat 1 tsp oil and add this paste and cook for some time till it starts leaving the sides of the vessels. Cool and make small balls of it.

Heat oil, add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add the tamarind juice, sambar powder, salt, asafoetida, curry leaves and turmeric powder. When it starts getting thick, add the balls made earlier and cook on sim for five minutes. If still watery, add paste of rice flour and cook for 2 more minutes.

Garnish with coriander leaves.
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Sagari said...

nice recipe i like your kofta curry a lot wish u a happy new year

Shilpa said...

This looks really good. I will have to try it sometime. Thanks for sharing. Wish you a very happy new year.

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