Wednesday, November 2, 2016


#UlunduPooranam #BlackLentilSpicyStuffing : This stuffing is used in the preparation of spicy #modhakam. #BlackGramDal [ #BlackLentil ] is a rich source of protein for vegetarian people. It is also a great source of Vitamin B, iron, folic acid, magnesium, calcium and potassium. It has both soluble and insoluble fiber that helps in digestion and prevents constipation.
We commonly use black lentil to prepare our famous breakfasts like idli, vadai and dosai.
This tasty and spicy stuffing can also be a great accompaniment to rasam or sambar rice.

black lentil stuffing

Ingredients :
1/2 cupBlack gram lentil
1Green chilly [ adjust ]
1/2 inch longGinger
1/2 TspSalt [ adjust ]
2 TspGingelly oil
1/2 TspMustard seed
1/4 TspAsafoetida
10 - 12Curry leaves

Method : 
Wash black gram lentil and soak in water for one hour.
After one hour drain the water completely and put into a blender.
Add green chilly, ginger piece and salt.
Grind coarsely and transfer into a bowl.

Heat idli maker or pressure cooker with two cups of water on a stove over high flame.
Grease the pits of the idli plates with oil and place lentil paste in the pits.
Close and steam cook for 10 minutes or until the lentil paste gets cooked.
If the lentil paste is steam cooked in a pressure cooker do not put weight over nozzle of the lid.

Transfer the steam cooked lentil into a bowl and crumble with hand.
Heat a kadai with 2 Tsp of oil on a stove over medium flame.
Crackle mustard seeds and then add asafoetida powder & torn curry leaves.
Now transfer crumbled lentil into the kadai.
Adjust salt and stir well.
Keep stirring for five minutes and turn off the stove.
Transfer into a bowl and allow to cool down.

Tasty nd spicy urad dal stuffing [ balck lentil stuffing ] is ready.
Make delicious modhakam using this spicy stuffing.
This stuffing goes well with rasam or sambar rice for lunch.

black lentil stuffing

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