Sambar

Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu

Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu

Ingredients:
Turmeic Powder – 1/2 tsp
Sambar Powder – 2 tsp
Tamarind Extract – 1 cup
Salt as per taste
Oil as required

To make the Paruppu Urundai:
Toor Dal – 1/2 cup
Bengal Gram Dal – 1/2 cup
Dry Red Chillies – 2
Asafoetida – little
Salt as per taste

For Tempering:
Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp

Method:
1. Grind together the ingredients for paruppu urundai to a thick batter.
2. Make small balls and steam cook them. Keep aside.
3. Add the tamarind extract to a pan over medium flame.
4. Add salt, turmeric powder and sambar powder.
5. Bring to a boil.
6. Add the prepared balls and boil till they start to float on top.
7. Heat little oil in a frying pan and fry the tempering ingredients.
8. Add to the sambar and stir.
9. Remove and serve hot with rice.

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