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Friday, September 11, 2015

Minapa undrallu - Paruppu Urundai - Uddu Unde - Urad dal Dumplings

Minapa Undrallu(Uddu Unde) is an Authentic Vysyas Recipe made during occasions like  Vinayaka Chavithi & varalakshmi vratham. It is also a healthy and filling dumplings made with Toor dal, urad dal and some spices,so it is packed with proteins.This dumpling is also used as a filling inside kudumulu(kozhukkatai).Also served as a breakfast.


Toor Dal - 1 cup.
Urad Dal - 2 tbsp.
Coconut - 1/2 cup.
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Pepper Corns - 1/2 tsp.
Red chillies - 2.
Green Chillies - 2.
salt - to taste.
lemon - 1 (small)
Baking Soda - a Generous Pinch.

To temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Curry leaves - 2 sprig.


Soak the Toor dal + urad dal for 2 hours with needed water. 

  • Grind Coconut+cumin seeds+Pepper corns+Red chillies +Green chillies + salt into a coarse paste in a mixie or blender. 
  • Then drain the water,  add soaked dal  with it , and grind into a little coarse & thick paste, by sprinkling water little by little. 

  • Add pinch of baking soda and lemon juice to  the paste and mix well.

  • Temper with  mustard seeds and curry leaves, and pour the tadka over it.

  • Grease the plate,make lemon sized balls,place  the balls over the plate & steam cook for 20 minutes. Now Minapa Undrallu is ready.

  • Add water little by little to grind, if watery can't hold dumplings.
  • Adding baking soda gives softness to dumplings.
  • Adding both Red & green chillies gives spiceness to undrallu.
  • Add water to the bottom of steamer, when it comes to rolling boil, moderate the flame and place the steamer  plate  to steam cook. 
  • you can also use idli mould to steam cook. if u r using cooker to steam cook, not necessary to put the weight.


Nava K said...

That is simply amazing. Quite an invention by adding coconut.

Traditionally Modern Food said...

V do something similar and call it thavalai adai.. Looks delicious..protein rich breakfast

Unknown said...

These urad dal dumplings look so healthy and delicious. Lovely share, Gayathri.

Anu-My Ginger Garlic Kitchen


Very interesting to know about this name and the recipe. We make similar dumplings as stuffing for kozhukattai but with urad dal alone. You have a great blog!

Unknown said...

lovely urandai recipe....dear