Kumbakonam Kadappa | How to make Kumbakonam Kadappa

By Menaga Sathia  |  16th May 2016  |  
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About Kumbakonam Kadappa Recipe

Kadappa is stew made with potatoes , moongdal and spices.This is one of the popular dishes in Tanjore district.Its is very delicious side dish for Idli / Dosa.

Kumbakonam Kadappa is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Kumbakonam Kadappa by Menaga Sathia has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Kumbakonam Kadappa at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Kumbakonam Kadappa takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Kumbakonam Kadappa is a good option for you. The flavour of Kumbakonam Kadappa is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Kumbakonam Kadappa on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Kumbakonam Kadappa recipe on the page below.

Kumbakonam Kadappa

Ingredients to make Kumbakonam Kadappa

  • moong dal -1/4 Cup
  • potato - 2
  • onion -1 Big, finely sliced
  • Slit green chillies - 3
  • coriander leaves -1 tbspn (finely chopped)
  • lemon juice -1 tspn
  • salt -to taste
  • To temper :
  • oil - 1 tbsp
  • mustard seeds -1/4 tsp
  • bay leaf -1
  • cinnamon - 1/2 inch stick
  • curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • To Grind :
  • Grated coconut - 3 tbsp
  • fennel seeds -1 tsp
  • garlic pods -1

How to make Kumbakonam Kadappa

  1. *Pressure cook the moongdal and potatoes seperately.Then peel the potatoes mash it well and also mash the moongdal too.Grind the ingredients given under"To Grind" to a smooth paste.
  2. *Heat oil in a vessel temper the ingredients given under"To Temper".Add the sliced onion and slit green chillies in a medium flame until the onion turns transculent, be carefull not to change the colour.
  3. *Add 1 cup water+mashed moongdal and mashed potato along with salt.bring to boil.Finally add the ground paste.Mix well and keep stirring continuosly .cook for another 2-3 mins.
  4. *Once the raw smell goes away,switch off the flame.Add the lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves.
  5. *Serve hot with Idli / Dosa.

My Tip:

*Kadappa is usually white in colour,if you want add a pinch of turmeric powder for colour.

Reviews for Kumbakonam Kadappa (1)

Sana Basheer2 years ago

Great recipe, thanks for sharing.

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