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Poricha Kuzhambhu Recipe

Poricha Kuzhambhu is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Channa dal - 1/4 cup.
  • Yam - 1/2 cup.
  • Tamarind, a small Lemon size (soaked in water).
  • For dry grinding:
  • Urad Dal - 2 tsp.
  • Channa dal - 1 tsp.
  • Red Chillies - 4.
  • Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp.
  • Coconut (grated) - 1 cup.
  • For Frying:
  • Coconut oil - 1 tbsp.
  • Coconut (cut into small pieces) - 2 tbsp.
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp.
  • Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp.
  • Curry leaves 6-7.
  • How to Make Poricha Kuzhambhu:

    1. Cook the channa dal and keep it aside.
    2. Cook the yam and add the tamarind water.
    3. Add salt and turmeric to it. Cook until it reduces to half the quantity.
    4. Meanwhile, saute the urad dal, channa dal, red chillies, asafoetida and coconut until brown and dry grind them.
    5. Once the yam and tamarind syrup reduces, add the freshly ground powder and the cooked channa dal to it. Stir well till it mixes.
    6. Heat coconut oil, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
    7. Add the urad dal and curry leaves.
    8. Pour this into the mixture.
    9. Fry cut coconut pieces in coconut oil and add them to the mixture, too.
    10. Serve hot.


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