Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings | How to make Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings

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ByNandita Shyam
Created on 15th Oct 2015
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Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Karnataka. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 360 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings by Nandita Shyam in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings at your home without any difficulties. Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings is one of the representative dishes of Karnataka which you can serve in any special occasions.

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  • Cook Time6Hours
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Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings

Ingredients to make Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings

  • Toor dal or Pigeon peas - 1 cup or 150ml
  • Moog dal or yellow lentils - 1/2 cup
  • Ginger - 1
  • Turmeric - a pinch
  • Green chilies - 3 to 4 finely chopped
  • Freshly grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves - 3tbsp finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil or Ghee to grease the pan

How to make Nuchinunde - Steamed Lentil Dumplings

  1. Wash the toor dal and the moong dal and soak in enough water for at least 5 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain the soaked lentils and transfer to a blender jar. Add the grated ginger, green chilies and turmeric to the drained lentils and pulse in a blender for five to six times. The lentils should not be ground to a fine paste.
  3. Transfer the ground lentils to a large bowl and add in the grated coconut, curry leaves, coriander leaves and salt and mix well.
  4. Divide the lentil mixture into 12-14 portions and shape them into oval shaped dumplings.
  5. Grease a pan or steaming plate with oil or ghee and place the dumplings in it. Steam the dumplings in a pressure cooker or steamer for 10 - 12 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

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