Steps to Prepare Ultimate Lentil Ball Gravy

Lentil Ball Gravy
Lentil Ball Gravy

Hey everyone, it’s Jim, welcome to our recipe site. Today, we’re going to make a distinctive dish, lentil ball gravy. It is one of my favorites. This time, I’m gonna make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Lentil Ball Gravy is one of the most well liked of current trending foods in the world. It’s easy, it’s quick, it tastes delicious. It’s appreciated by millions every day. Lentil Ball Gravy is something that I have loved my whole life. They are fine and they look fantastic.

To begin with this recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can have lentil ball gravy using 30 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Lentil Ball Gravy:
  1. Take Lentil Balls:
  2. Make ready 1 . Toor Dal - 1/2 cup (Wash and soak for 30 minutes)
  3. Take 2 . Dry red chilli - 4
  4. Prepare 3 . Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
  5. Take 4 . Curry leaves - 5 to 6
  6. Make ready 5 . Salt - as needed
  7. Take 6 . Onion - 1/4 cup chopped
  8. Take 7 . Coconut grated - 1 tbsp (Optional)
  9. Make ready For Gravy:
  10. Prepare 1 . Tamarind - 1 lemon size (soak in warm water for 15 to 20 minutes)
  11. Take 2 . Turmeric - 1 tsp
  12. Take 3 . Chilli powder - 1 tbsp
  13. Make ready 4 . Coriander powder - 2 tbsp
  14. Make ready 5 . Salt - as needed
  15. Get 6 . Coriander leaves - for garnish
  16. Prepare To Grind :
  17. Take 1 . Coconut - 1/3 cup grated
  18. Take 2 . Fennel - 1 tsp
  19. Make ready 3 . Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  20. Make ready 4 . Shallot onion - 1
  21. Take 5 . Water - 1/4 cup
  22. Get To Temper:
  23. Prepare 1 . Oil - 2 tbsp (preferred gingelly oil)
  24. Prepare 2 . Tempering papad - 1 ball (optional)
  25. Get 3 . Methi seeds - 3/4 tsp
  26. Prepare 4 . Curry leaves - few
  27. Take 5 . Shallots - 5 cut into cubes
  28. Take 6 . Tomato - 1 chopped finely
  29. Take 7 . Mustard - 1/2 tsp
  30. Make ready 8 . Garlic - 10 sliced
Steps to make Lentil Ball Gravy:
  1. To prepare lentil balls grind the soaked toor dal with red chilli, curry leaves,fennel seeds and salt to coarse paste. Don't pour the dal soaked water. Keep this for late use.
  2. Add chopped onion, grated coconut to this. Mix thoroughly and make it into small balls and keep aside. - For this proportions it gives around 10 balls.
  3. Heat gingelly oil in kadai add mustard seeds, tempering papad, methi seeds and curry leaves. Let the mustard to temper. Once done add shallots and garlic. Saute until garlic changes to light golden colour.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes to this and cook until it turns mushy.
  5. Now add chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder with some salt. Saute a bit.
  6. Squeeze the tamarind water and add this. Add the soaked dal water with this. Add another cup of water to this. Close with lid and cook in high flame for 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile grind coconut with fennel seeds and cumin seeds to nice paste.
  8. Add this to the boiling gravy and let it cook another 5 minutes in medium flame.
  9. This is the time to add the lentil balls. Add slowly one by one. Don't pour everything at one time. Don't stir the balls, it may get break. Let it cook until balls started to float on the top. If you are not sure you can steam the lentil balls before adding in steamer or idli maker.
  10. Adjust the salt and switch off the flame once the balls starts floating. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with steamed rice.

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