Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu(easy Urundai kulambu)
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Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu , Steamed dal ball in Tamarind curry
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4
  • to make urndai we need:
  • ¾ cup channa dal
  • ¼ cup toor dal
  • 2 dry red chilies
  • salt to taste
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic pods minced
  • 1 hand full drumstick leaves(murungai keerai)
  • To make Kuzhambu we need:
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 lemon sized tamarind(extract the juice)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt as needed
  1. Let's Make the Paruppu Urundai First,
  2. Soak channa dal and Toor dal in water at least for 2 hours. drain the water and transfer to a blender jar. Add dry red chili & salt. grind it to a coarse paste.
  3. Transfer the grounded Urundai Maavu to a bowl and Add finely chopped garlic and onion and mix well.
  4. Wash the murungai Keerai leaves and Add the Murungai Keerai/drumstick leaves and mix well.make balls and steam well in an idli steamer.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and then add the mustard seeds, let it to temper. Now add the onions, tomato and curry leaves.saute well.
  6. Add the spice powder like turmeric powder, chili powder and coriander powder.
  7. Add the Tamarind extract and a cup water boil well. Before adding the dal ball.
  8. Once the balls cook well switch off the stove. Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu is ready to serve.
adjust the spice level for making the urundai.
Make sure the kuzhambu boils well before adding the paruppu urundai
always cook in medium flame
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at