Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu / Lentil Balls in Coconut Gravy

Power packed paruppu urundai kuzhambu is the best way to add protein in our diet in vegan way. This recipe is very rich and flavorful. The left over kuzhambu is the best unbeatable side for Idlies, Dosais, Rotis.

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Whenever we opt for a heavy yet healthy food, this kuzhambu will be in the first of the list. We always prepares this more for the lunch, which minimizes our the work for the dinner. These lentil balls would also serves as a side dish for the rice. If not serve with everyday simple preparations like, Beans Poriyal, Kovaikkai Fry.

Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu / Lentil Balls in Coconut Gravy
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Prep time : 25 min
Cooking time : 20 min
Yeild : Serves 4




Ingredients:
1 Onion
1 Tomato
1 tbsp ofGinger Garlic paste
1" of Cinnamon
1 Bay leaves
4 Cloves

For Lentil Balls:
1 Cup of Bengal Gram
1 tsp of Fennel Seeds
1 Red chili
2 tbsp Chopped Garlic
1 stalk of Chopped Curry leaves
2 stalks of Chopped Coriander leaves

For Grinding:
3 tbsp of Grated Coconut
1 tsp of Fennel Seeds
1 Green chili
1 tsp of Poppy seeds

How to make:
Grind coconut, poppy seeds, fennel seeds
Grind coconut, poppy seeds, fennel seeds and green chili in the mixer and keep aside.

For the lentil balls, Grind soaked bengal gram dal,
For the lentil balls, Grind soaked bengal gram dal, red chili, fennel seeds and little salt.

Remove this mixer from the mixie
Remove this mixer from the mixie, add chopped garlic, curry leaves and coriander leaves. Do not add any water for grinding. Finely chopped onions can also be added to this mixer. Make medium size balls.

Heat oil in the pan, add cinnamon
Heat oil in the pan, add cinnamon, bay leaves and cloves. Here you can add little ghee, to have much more richer kuzhambu.

Then add chopped onion and fry them till it becomes tender
Then add chopped onion and fry them till it becomes tender, now it is the time to add ginger, garlic paste and saute for 1 min and add chopped tomato. In the medium to simmer flame, saute for another 2 min.

Add 2-3 Cups of water, make it little more watery
Add 2-3 Cups of water, make it little more watery than usual kuzhambu, as it gets absorbed by the lentil balls. Let it cooked for 5 min or until it leaves raw masala flavor.

Then add ground coconut and the lentil balls
Then add ground coconut and the lentil balls which we made in the earlier steps. And allow it to boil for another 5-7 min in medium flame. Serve Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu with rice.
Are you thinking about next days menu, try this Capsicum Kuzhambu.



Tips and Variations:
1. Test lentil balls by dropping first ball on the boiling kuzhambu, if it starts getting separated, then add little gram flour to it.
2. Do not crowd the pan, leave space between the balls while dropping and also while cooking..
3. Make the kuzhambu little watery, as it tends to become thicker when cooled.

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20 comments:

  1. Yummy, delicious paruppu urundai kuzhambu. Its my all time favorite...

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  2. Wow healthy balls with nice click.

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  3. lovely presentation,delicious kulambu

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  4. wow this looks so tempting and delicious and beautiful clicks and presentation..

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  5. have seen this recipe in blogs and loved it,maybe i should give it a go sometime..look so yummy :)

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  6. looks very healthy & delicious!!

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  7. Who can resist to this beautiful lentil balls,inviting and definitely a fingerlicking kuzhambu.

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  8. Parippu urundai kuzhambu looks delicious. Suja.

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  9. looks delicious and yummy click...

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  10. Love the presentation Suja and great recipe,yum.

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  11. liked your clicks suja.. the way u have arranged the balls looks so professional :)

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  12. Thanks PT for the wonderful comment!!

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  13. I love lentils--these look absolutely delicious!

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  14. Delicious Paruppu urundai kulambu.. Very nutritious too.. Nice Presentation..

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  15. love the dish as well as clicks.

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  16. Awesome work, beautifully presented by you. Love it.

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