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Sunday, 19 August 2007

Paruppu Kulambu


Toor Dal 1/2 Cup
Green Chili 6
Garlic pods 2
Jeera Seeds 1 Teaspoon
Asafoetida a pinch
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Small onions 4
Tomato 1
Tamarind a small ball
Grated tender coconut 3/4 Cup
Mustard 1/2 Teaspoon
Dry Red Chili 2
Curry leaves little

To make a paste:
  • Grind tender coconut and jeera seeds in a mixcy and keep it aside.
  • To a Pressure cooker add toor dal, chopped tomato, small onions, asafoetida, turmeric powder, garlic pods, green chili and add 2 cup of water.
  • Pressure cook it.
  • Open the cooker add salt and mash the dal.
  • Add the grinder paste and boil well till raw smell goes.
  • Add tamarind pulp and boil the dal.
  • In a small frying pan add oil when its hot add mustard.
  • When mustard splits add dry red chili and curry leaves.
  • Add this to the dal.
Paruppu kulambu is great with steaming rice and aviyal...


Daphne said...

I am new to cooking. Searched for Paruppu kuzhambhu. Found this blog. I made this today and kulambu really tastes very good.
Thank you!!

Anonymous said...

Its really good... .. I have tried :)