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Author nikitha85 Yield No Value
Published Sep 6, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Appetizers Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Dall Standing Time 1 hour


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Channa Dal 1 Cup
Red Chili 1 Numbers
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoons
Onion 1 Numbers
Tomato 2 Numbers
Tamarind Juice 1 1/2 Cup
Sambar Powder 2 Teaspoons
Mustard Seed 1 Teaspoons
Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Curry Leaves To Taste
Salt To Taste
Oil To Taste


Soak the channa dal in the water for 1 hour.
Drain the water and add red chili, asafoetida, curry leaves and salt.
Grind all these items in the blender (not powdery). with little water. Now take small amount and make small balls.
Boil 3 cups of water in the Idli Vessel, drop the balls in the idli pots and steam it for 8 minutes.and keep it aside.
Heat the pan with the oil and fry mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and then add the chopped onion and fry for 2 min, then fry tomato and add the tamarind juice, sambar powder, salt and mix well.
Now add the steamed channa dal balls into it. Cover the pan and let it boil in the medium heat.
Remove the cover and let it to boil for 5 min.

Posted Sep 6, 2007

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