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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Paruppu Urundai Rasam / Lentil Dumplings In Rasam / Lentils Balls Soup

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Paruppu Urandai Rasam
Ingredients for Paruppu urandai/Lentil balls
Thur dal / Pigeon peas - 1/3 cup
Channa dal - 1/3 cup
Red chillies -1
Salt to taste
Jeera/Cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp
Hing a pinch
Method
Soak both the dal and red chillies in water for 3 hours.
Drain out the water completely and grind to a semi coarse thick paste by sprinkling very little water.
Do not add too much water while grinding the mixture should be a thick paste.
Add salt and jeera mix it well.
Divide the portion into small balls and keep it aside.
If you are not confident in dropping the balls directly into the boiling rasam thinking they will break then just steam these balls and then add to the prepared rasam.
Ingredients for the rasam
Tamarind a small lemon size
( Soak it water and squeeze out the juice,dilute with 2 cups of water)
Chopped tomato - 2
Slit green chillies - 1
Crushed garlic - 1
Rasam powder - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing a pinch
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander and curry leaves few
Tempering
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Methi seeds - 5
Method
Heat oil in a pan and temper it.Add the crushed garlic,slit green chillies and tomatoes.
Saute for a minute and pour the diluted tamarind juice,turmeric powder,rasam powder,hing and salt.
when it starts to boil reduced the flame and add the lentil balls and cook till balls are cooked and they float on top.
Switch off the stove and garnish with curry & coriander leaves.
Best served with plain rice.

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