Kola Oorundai Kulambu

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Tentils / Toor dal [OR] Channa dal / Bengal gram - 200 g
  • Red Chilli - 2
  • Onion [chopped] - 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves and Coriander - 1 tbsp each
  • Oil - for frying
  • Salt - to taste
  • Tomato - 2 [cut into few pieces]
  • Onion - 1 [cut into pieces]
  • Garlic - 8 [cut each piece into two]
  • Ginger - a small piece
  • Tarmarind Paste - 1 tsp
  • Sambar powder - 1 tbsp
  • Aniseed- 1tsp
  • Salt - as per taste

How to Make Kola Oorundai Kulambu

  • Soak the dal in water for 1 hour. Then add salt, ginger and red chilli and grind in a mixer. Mix the Chopped onions, curry leaves, coriander and make it into small ball. Then fry all these small balls in oil and keep it aside.
  • Now, put 1 spoon of oil and add aniseed. Then add onion, tomato, garlic and fry for a while. Then add the tamarind water (tamarind paste + 2 cups of water), salt and sambar powder.
  • When all these boils just add the fried balls in this and let it boil for another 10 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves. Kola oorundai kolambu is ready to serve.