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Tuvar dal, chana dal, onion and other ingredients are cooked together
Published On: 19 Jan 2011
English: Bengal Gram Dhal
tamil: Kadalai Paruppu
malayalam: Kadala Parippu
telugu: Samaga Pappu / Chanaga Pappu
kannada: Kadale Bele
hindi: Chana Dal
Bengali: Cholar Dal
Gujarati: Chana Ni Daal
Konkani: Chonya Daali / Sone
Marathi: Harbara Dal
Oriya: Buta (Chhota)
Punjabi: Channa Dhal
Kashmiri: Chola Dal
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
telugu: Nirulli / Ullipayalu / Yerra Gaddalu
kannada: Ulligadde / Erulli / Neeruli
hindi: Pyaz / Dungri / Kanda
Bengali: Pyajj / Piyaz
Gujarati: Dungri / Kanda
Konkani: Sawalo / Piyavu
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
malayalam: Sharkkara / Vellam
telugu: Bellam / Bellamu
hindi: Gura / Gur
Gujarati: Gol / Gur
English: Sambar Powder
English: Coconut oil
tamil: Thengaai ennai
telugu: Kobbari nune
kannada: Thengina Yenna
hindi: Nariyala tela
malayalam: Puli / Valan Puli
kannada: Hunase Hannu / Huli
Bengali: Tentool / Tetul
Konkani: Chinchamb / Amptan
Oriya: Tentuli / Dalima
Kashmiri: Tamber / Tambari
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
Bengali: Laban / Noone
For preparing vethakuzambu - brahmin special, first fry mustard seeds, tuvar dal and chana dal in coconut oil.
Add onion and fry for few minutes.
Soak tamarind in water. Squeeze tamarind out and add fried items of the 1st step to the tamarind water.
Add turmeric powder, salt, red chilly powder, sambar powder, jaggery and cook for a few minutes. Add asafoetida and keep cooking till the dish becomes thick and gravy like.
Add curry leaves.
Vethakuzhambu - brahmin special recipe, is ready.
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