Monday, January 18, 2010

Paruppu Orundai Kozhambhu

I learnt this from an Aunt whom I used to meet in Ashok Nagar park. It prepare this often, whenever guest come , this will be one of the menu. This is an excellent source of protein too since it contains 2 kinds of dhals. My father in law likes this and my daughter too.


Onion – 2
Tomato 1
Tamarind extract 1 cup
Thur Dal – ½ cup
Channa Dhal – ½ cup
Green chili as required
Sam bar powder – 2 tsps
Coriander leaves
For seasoning oil, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves,cumin seeds


Soak both dhal for 30 – 40 minutes

Grind it without adding much water.

Add finely chopped onions , green chili, salt, and coriander leaves and make small balls.

Heat oil in pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds , fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.

Add tomatoes , sambhar powder and fry it.

Add tamarind extract, salt and boil it.

consistency should be watery , if it is thick add some water.

When the sambar boils add 4 dhall balls , when it comes up you can add more.

Add all the balls , when the balls are cooked it is ready.

garnish with coriander leaves.

This is taking part in MLLA - 19 hosted by Simple Indian food
Started by Susan


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