Appalam kuzhambu



Ingredients

2 fried urad papads (plain- as made in South India)
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp bengalgram dal
1 tsp blackgram dal
Few curry leaves
Bit of asafoetida
1 cup juice from a small ball of tamarind soaked in warm water
2 tsp sambar powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

Heat oil, add mustard seeds, bengalgram dal and blackgram dal. When it splutters, add curry leaves, asafoetida and tamarind juice. Add turmeric powder and boil for few minutes. Add sambar water, salt and 2 more cups of water and allow it to boil for some time. When a bit thick, add the fried appalam broken into uneven pieces.

Serve with rice.

Optional- Can add some onions also before adding tamarind extract and fry for a minute.
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14 comments:

priya said...

oh, never heard of this...thx for sharing , dear...will surely try this someday!

Asha said...

Similar to a Gujarati dish which I forgot the name, looks delicious. Everybody has papad at home, easy recipe to make.

lata raja said...

I love this. With sauteed shallots it will taste just out of the world.

Ramya Manja said...

Wow,Though I heard of this recipe Didn't know what exactly makes this recipe so delicious yet simple....thanks for sharing.....

nivedita said...

Hi
I just cannot wait to taste it. How I wish I would have taken it from the picture over here.

Priya said...

Such a tempting kuzhambu, makes me hungry..

AshKuku said...

That is an awesome prep... Very interesting & unique in its own... Saved it for my future venture....

Ash...
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

simply.food said...

Interesting recipe it reminds me little of the gujarati dhal dhokri,(dhal with roti pieces in it).

ruchikacooks said...

EC,

Applama potta vathakozhambu is a classic..eat it with yogurt rice or paruppu podi and its heaven..this looks mouthwatering..

www.ruchikacooks.com

Fathima said...

completely new dish to me.... looks yummy!! will try it out soon..

forkbootsandapalette said...

new to me...but looks good....

Jayashree said...

Nice and simple, EC....I make an appalam vathal kozhambu similar to this.

Spice said...

looks good...new for me....

Swathi said...

EC,

In kerala, we used to make snack with appalam/pappadam. Curry with them is new to me. I will try this dish.

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