Saturday, May 3, 2008

Steamed Channadal Dumplings/Nucchina unde

Nucchina Unde is one of the traditional recipes of Karnataka.You can eat as a snack with chutney.You can also make Sambhar along with other vegetables(It is called Sandige huli or Unde Huli)Nucchina Unde can also be put in Majjigehuli.It tastes awesome.Hope you all enjoy!!!


Channadal/Bengal gram- 1 cup
Green chillies- 3-4
Grated ginger(grated)- 1 tsp
Cilantro- 3 tsp
Lemon juice- 1 tsp

For seasoning

Oil- 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Hing-a pinch
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp


Soak the channadal in water for 3 hours and drain.Grind to a coarse batter with green chillies and ginger without adding any water.To this batter add salt,seasonings,lemon juice and cilantro.
Shape the mixture into small balls, (like oval shape) flatten them slightly.
Arrange them in idli stand or cooker container and steam them for 10-15 minutes.

P.S. Also you can add  Pudina/Mint leaves (washed and saute in oil) and grind along with other ingredients.


Madhavi said...

Great recipe, looks wonderful and yummm!!!

Vani said...

I LOVE nucchina unde! I make mine with toor though (posted on my blog but with not-so-good pictures).

ANJALI J. said...

I think i have heard abt them.. Cant recollect.. :) they look delicious.. should try this..

Cham said...

Looks great, we make gravy with that to go with rice :)

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