Paruppu urundai kuzhambu (dhal balls sambar)

Ingredients For preparing balls

Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu) - 1/2 cup - 100 gram
Thoor dhal (thuvaram paruppu) - 1/2 cup - 100 gram
Red chilly - 4
Rice flour - 1 teaspoon
Gingely oil- 1 tablespoon


  1. Soak bengal gram, thoor dhal and chilly in water for 1 hour
  2. Drain the water and put them in a mixie container
  3. Add salt, coriander, asafoetida powder and grind them coarsely
  4. Mix rice flour and gingely oil
  5. Keep this ready for preparing balls

Ingredients for Kuzhambu

Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu) - 1 tablespoon
Urid dhal (ulutham paruppu) - 1 tablespoon
Asafoetida powder
Kuzhambu podi - 2 tablespoon
Gingely oil (nallennai) - 4 tablespoon
Red chilly - 4
Tamarind (puli) - size of lemon


  1. Prepare 4 tumbers of tamarind water by thoroughly sqeezing tamarind in water
  2. Add gingely oil in a pan and heat it
  3. Add asafoetida
  4. Add mustard and allow it to burst
  5. Add bengal gram, urid dhal, chilly and fry till they become red
  6. Add tamarind water and salt
  7. Add kozhambu podi
  8. Allow to boil for 5 minutes
  9. Prepare balls from the grinded ingredients and add the balls in the pan one by one, with few seconds time gap
  10. Balls will start to float on boiling
  11. After all the balls start floating, add curry leaves and turn off the stove


  1. Excellent recipe! Tastes authentic!

  2. Tried ur more kozhambu receipe. Came out very well,
    Thank u

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  4. Tried all your recipes, very tasty! Could you please post the preparation for milagu kuzhambu?

  5. Wow!!! My fav paruppu urundai kozhambu!!! I'm going to try soon!!! :) :)

  6. Tried your recipe. It came out well :P...Thanks for the recipe

  7. I am trying the all receipe one by one since one weak and it's working well.thank you for the receipe.