Nellai Special Lunch (Black Urad Dal Rice,Shallots Kuzhambu &Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal ) | How to make Nellai Special Lunch (Black Urad Dal Rice,Shallots Kuzhambu &Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal )

By Menaga Sathia  |  8th May 2018  |  
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Nellai Special Lunch (Black Urad Dal Rice,Shallots Kuzhambu &Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal )by Menaga Sathia
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    2

    People

4

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About Nellai Special Lunch (Black Urad Dal Rice,Shallots Kuzhambu &Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal ) Recipe

Amma makes this lunch once in a week.Its a very healthy meal ,now badly missed her cooking.

Nellai Special Lunch (Black Urad Dal Rice,Shallots Kuzhambu &Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal )

Ingredients to make Nellai Special Lunch (Black Urad Dal Rice,Shallots Kuzhambu &Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal )

  • Black urad dal Rice :
  • Parboiled rice -1 cup
  • Split black urad dal -1/4 cup
  • fenugreek seeds -1/4 tsp
  • garlic pods -5
  • cumin seeds -1/2 tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • Gingelly oil -1 tsp
  • water -2 1/2 cups
  • Grated coconut -2 tbsp
  • til Seeds Thuvaiyal :
  • Black sesame seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Grated coconut -1/3 cup
  • salt - to taste
  • Dry red chilli -5
  • tamarind - blueberry size
  • shallots Kuzhambu :
  • tamarind - 1 lemon size
  • shallots - 10 (Finely Chopped)
  • garlic pods -10
  • red chilli powder -1 tbsp
  • coriander Powder -2 tbsp
  • salt -to taste
  • Grated coconut -1/4 cup
  • fennel seeds -1/2 tsp
  • Gingelly oil - 1/4 cup
  • mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds -1/4 tsp
  • curry leaves -1 sprig

How to make Nellai Special Lunch (Black Urad Dal Rice,Shallots Kuzhambu &Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal )

  1. Black Urad Dal Rice : Dry roast the black urad dal until nice aroma comes.Wash the dal &rice together.In a pressure cooker add the washed rice& dal,water,garlic pods,grated coconut,salt,cumin seeds,fenugreek seeds.
  2. *Pressure cook it for 3 whistles.Once the pressure settled down mix with gingelly oil.
  3. Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal : Dry roast the sesame seeds,until it pops and aroma comes.
  4. Once it cooled down grind it with grated coconut,tamarind,red chilli and salt to a thick and fine paste.
  5. Shallots Kuzhambu : Soak the tamarind and extract the pulp .Take 2 cups tamarind water mix with salt,coriander seeds &red chili powder.Grind grated coconut and fennel seeds to a fine paste.
  6. In a vessel add gingelly oil,temper with mustard seeds,fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.Then add the shallots &garlic pods,saute it well.
  7. Once the shallots turn transculent add the tamarind water,boil it well until the raw smell goes away.Finally add the coconut paste.Boil it in low flame until the oil floats on top.
  8. Serve this kuzhambu with black urad dal rice & black sesame seeds thuvaiyal .

My Tip:

*You can also use white urad dal but black urad dal gives nice aroma,taste and healthy one. *You can also serve the rice with chicken/Mutton gravy

Reviews for Nellai Special Lunch (Black Urad Dal Rice,Shallots Kuzhambu &Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal ) (1)

Shelly Sharma6 months ago

Would love to try this.
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Menaga Sathia
6 months ago
Thx u !!

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