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Toor Dal Curry Balls

Sanghi's picture
ToorDal balls Curry is a very tasty and healthy dish. Try it and enjoy !!!
  Toor dal 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Soaked in water for 2hrs)
  Onions 2 , finely chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), finely chopped
  Fennel powder 2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Curry leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Tamarind juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 4 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Tomato 1 , finely chopped
  Fenugreek seeds 1 Tablespoon (methi)
  Curry leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 50 Milliliter (For frying)
  Cilantro 1 Tablespoon (for garnishing)
  Grated coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fennel seeds 1 Tablespoon

1. Grind the coconut and fennel seeds in to a fine paste.
2. In the tamarind juice, add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt and the coconut paste. Mix well and keep aside.
3. Drain the water and grind the soaked toor dal slightly.
4. Add all the ingredients given for toorballs(paruppu urundai) and mix well. Make into balls and cook on steam.
5. Heat oil in kadai, add the fenugreek seeds, wait till it turns light brown and splatter.
6. Add the onions, garlic, curry leaves and saute till transparent. Add the tomato, saute for 2mins.
7. Now add the already mixed tamarind juice and let it to boil. Adjust salt.
8. Boil till the curry consistency is reached.
9. Finally add the steamed balls and gingerly oil. Garnish with cilantro.
Now the Toordal balls curry is ready !! Serve with hot rice !!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Healthy
Vegetarian, Pregnancy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
This Toordal balls is high in protein and can be had during pregnancy as a good equivalent.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 674 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.9%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 206 mg8.6%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31.1%

Dietary Fiber 30 g120%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 31 g61.5%

Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 50.6%

Calcium 29.2% Iron 54.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


srividya76's picture
Good recipe. Your recipe recollects my memories of my grandma's cooking. She used to make tasty Paruppu urundai kuzhambu. Good job!
Sanghi's picture
Thanks Srividya. I learnt all my recipies from my mom. All traditional Kumbakonam, Thanjavur recipies. Nice to hear that my dishes wakes up memories of ur grandma's cooking :)
shantihhh's picture
This sounds wonderful-I must try your recipe soon, I have not eaten this delight before. Shanti/Mary-Anne
Sanghi's picture
Thanks Shanti.. Try and let me know..
Toor Dal Curry Balls Recipe