Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu


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Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu recipe

Paruppu urundai kuzhambu is a tasty kuzhambu floating with paruppu urundais or lentil balls.

Here is the recipe:

Ingredients:For the urundais:

Tuvaram paruppu(Tuvar dal)- 1 cup

Kadalai paruppu(channa dal)- 1 tablespoon

Uluthum paruppu(urad dal)- 1 teaspoon

Red chillies- 3-4

Asafoetida-a pinch

salt- as needed

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For kuzhambhu:

Tamarind -lemon size

sambar powder-2 tablespoons

Salt according to taste

asafoetida- a pinch

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mustard seeds-2tsps

uulutham paruppu(urad dal)- 1tsp

curry leaves-a sprig

corriander leaves-a sprig

oil- 2 tablespoons


  1. Soak the lentils along with red chillis for an hour.
  2. Drain water and grind to a rava like consistency after adding salt.
  3. Take a tablespoon of oil and splatter the mustard seeds. Put in a few curry leaves and asafoetida.
  4. Put in the lentils which have been grinded and mix well.
  5. Make balls the size of lemons.

Now to make the kuzhambu:

  1. Take oil in a kadai and splatter mustard seeds, add  ulutham paruppu(urad dal) kadalai paruppu(channa dal) curry leaves and two red chillies.
  2. Soak tamarind and extract juice.
  3. Put in sambar powder add salt pour into the pot and let it boil.
  4. When the kuzhambu starts boiling add a few paruppu urundais,
  5. when the urundais rise up add a few more and in this manner
  6. let all the urundais cook in the kuzhambu for about 10 minutes on simmering heat.
  7. Pour into a clean pot and offer it to Perumal with rice and vegetable preparations, sathamadhu and curds.

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Courtesy : Smt Vjyayanthi Sundararajan

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