Appalam Kuzhambu

Recipe Categories: Indian, Kuzhambu, Quickies

When out of ideas/time in a fast moving day in your life, this Kuzhambu is a quickie and at the same time tasty.

Apalam Kuzhambu / Papad Kuzhambu

Ingredients:

  • Ulunthu Apalam / Urad Dal Papad – 3 nos (Break into pieces)
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Grated Coconut – 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Sambar Powder – 1 ½ tbsp / to taste
  • Tamarind paste – 1 tbsp / to taste
  • Hing – 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seed – 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seed -1/2 tsp
  • Toor Dal – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – To taste
  • Gingely Oil – 4-5 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Grated Jaggery – 1 tsp
  • Water – 2 cup/as needed
Serves – 3 to 4

Time – 15-20 min

Preparation:

  • Mix the Tamarind paste in 2 cups of water and keep it to the side.
  • Heat the Kadai and add Oil, Mustard seeds. After it splutters, add the Fenugreek seed and Toor dal. Once it become golden brown, add the Hing and Curry leaves. Then fry the broken Appalam/Papad in the same oil.
  • Once the Appalam is fried, add the grated Coconut, Turmeric and Sambar powder. Saute it for few seconds.
  • Add the Tamarind extract and Salt. Allow it to boil for 15 min, until the oil separates. Cook it in the medium flame.
  • Finally add the Jaggery and mix it well. Switch off the flame/heat.

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