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Kolumb Making Made Easier

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Kolumb is a main course south indian dish that is like sambhar .. you mix it with rice and eat or you can use it as a side dish with chapati, rotis etc... I have already posted how to make the kolumb podi earlier.. and this is how you use the podi for making the kolumb ..
  Toor dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Spinach/Any leafy vegetable 250 Gram
  Tomato 2
  Kulambu powder 2 Teaspoon
  Copra 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Wheat flour 1 Teaspoon
  Cilantro leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 15

1. Chop spinach, tomato and cilantro.
2. Wash and rinse toor dal.

3. In a pressure cooker, place dal, 3 cups of water, tomato and spinach, cook for 8 to 10 minutes.
4. In a small bowl, place kulambu podi, grated copra, wheat flour, salt, cilantro, curry leaves and the remaining water. Mix well and add to the pressure cooked dal.
5. Heat the spinach dal mixture until it comes to a boil.

6. Serve hot with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South Indian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
If you looking for a healthy, nutritious and vegan curry to go rice? Try this delicious Keerai Kolumb (Spinach lentil curry) It is so much like sambhar and yet different. You can modify the recipe adding any vegetable of your choice to the basic pigeon peas base. This recipe is such a great way to include boring spinach and other greens in your daily diet!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 231 Calories from Fat 26

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.8%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 548.4 mg22.9%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.9%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 14 g28.3%

Vitamin A 129.7% Vitamin C 43.3%

Calcium 14.9% Iron 30.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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