Monday, April 18, 2011

Urad Dal Morkuzhambu

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Ingredients
1 onion cut lengthwise
1/4 tsp cumin and mustard seeds each
1 cup sour yogurt
Curry leaves
1-2 tbsp Oil
Salt to taste

Wet Paste
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 tsp besan powder
1/2 tsp poppy seeds
1 small piece ginger
4 green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 cup water

Smooth Paste
Soaked and drained urad dal(soak 1/2 cup urad dal in water for 3 hrs)
Salt just for the dumplings
Water

To the above smooth paste add 1/4 cup chopped onions,curry leaves
Method
Heat oil in a pan add mustard and cumin seeds when they splutter add curry leaves,onions,asafoetida,salt and stir till onions are cooked.Add the wet paste and 1 cup water and stircook for 5 mins on medium heat.Beat 1 cup yogurt with 1 cup water in a blender.Add the yogurt to the pan and cook on low heat for a minute or two continuing to stir.In the meantime heat oil in a kadai for deep frying the vadas.Scoop a spoonful of the smooth paste and deep fry them like dumplings in the oil.When they are well cooked soak them in water,squeeze the dumplings well and add it to the yogurt curry.Add the dumplings,stir and allow to soak well.Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves if preferred.

Note:For the dumplings I used black urad dal - you can use the regular ones.


26 comments:

Priya Sreeram said...

the south-indian kadhi, looks yum pushpa !

Raji said...

Before some time I was amazed seeing the masal vada morkuzambu and now u are here with another delicious version...yum.

Paaka Shaale said...

Yummy yummy recipe pushpa!!! Just lip smacking :)

Priya said...

U r tempting me with ur mor kuzhambus, love this version with urad dal dumplings very much too..

Ila said...

yummy yummy :)

Suman Singh said...

This is simply delicious and yummy!

Mina Joshi said...

Looks delicious. New dish for me - a bit like the rasiya muthia we make!

divya said...

beautiful n tempting dear...yummmmmmmmm.

Kairali sisters said...

This mor kuzhambu is new to me, sounds great pushpa...

Ramya said...

Morkuzhambu looks soo delicious!!
Very inviting click:-)

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Morkuzhambu luks delicious.Never tried it with urad dhal...will try it next time...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Urad dal morkuzambu looks awesome. Very smooth preparation as ell.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Sarah Naveen said...

simply delicious curry..perfect with rice..

aipi said...

You mad me really hungry now, I loved each and every single element in this dish :)
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savitha ramesh said...

Simply superb mor kuzhambu.love the dumplings.

Suja Sugathan said...

New to me,looks very tempting..perfect with rice

Vidhya said...

A wonderful accompaniment for rice.

Yummy Team said...

Never tasted this before..Looks delicious!

Amritha Kalyani said...

nice idea to add urad dhal dumplings. it tastes great when it gets soaked well. yummm

Swathi said...

Love this urad dal morkuzhambu. it is morkuzhambu season.

Santosh Bangar said...

nice idea and tempting dumpling in curry

Rachu said...

wonderful.. this is new to me.. and great idea..
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GEETHA ACHAL said...

My fav...Throughout my pregnancy had only this morkuzhambu...Thats the reason my daughter love this so much...

Panchpakwan said...

Wow so delicious and tempting...

enteruchilokam said...

never tasted this looks delicious

Now Serving said...

two thumbs up!

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