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May 5, 2010

KUMBAKONAM KADAPPA - TWO VERSIONS

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My MIL have told about Kumbakonam kadappa many times but she had some doubts in the actual ingredients used in it .I got this recipe in AVAL VIKATAN  and i tried on the same day..It tasted good and it‘s a yummy combo for idli. I am sure u all would like this.. Do try and let me know.
Kadappa

Ingredients:
 1 cup - 200ml
  • Moong dal – 1/2 cup
  • Potato – 1 no ( boiled and crumbled)
  • Big onion – 2 nos
  • Tomato – 2 nos
  • Green chilly – 2 nos
  • Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Biriyani leaf – 1 no
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Curry leaves – a few
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt & water – As required
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
Method :
  • Pressure cook moong dal and potato with turmeric powder and  set aside.
  • In a kadai , take a tbsp of oil and put the chopped onions and green chillies.
  • Saute till onions turn golden brown .Then add ginger - garlic paste and tomato pieces.Saute well till tomato turns mushy .
  • Add little water , salt , red chilly powder .. Let it boil for sometime.
  • Finally add the cooked moong dal and potato.
  • Allow it to boil for 5 mins.
  • Temper with mustard seeds ,curry leaves and biriyani leaf , cinnamon and cloves ..
KADAPPA VERSION - 2

In this version , kadappa will be white in color. Recently i got the recipe from my relative and tried.. it was exactly like the one i tasted in kumbakonam. The above said recipe is from a magazine which also tasted good but not the one we get in kumbakonam..

Ingredients:
1 cup - 200ml
  • Moong dal – 1/2 cup
  • Potato – 1 no ( boiled and crumbled)
  • Big onion – 2 nos
  • Green chilly – 1 no
  • Biryani leaf – 1 no
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Curry leaves – a few
  • Salt & water – As required
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
To grind
  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Fennel seeds / soambu - 1 tsp
  • Green chilly - 1 no
Coriander leaves - to garnish
Method :
  • Pressure cook moong dal and potato with turmeric powder and  set aside.
  • In a kadai ,  temper with mustard seeds ,curry leaves and biriyani leaf , cinnamon and cloves ..now add the chopped onions and green chillies.
  • Saute till onions turn golden brown .Add little water , salt ..cover cook for sometime .. In the mean time , grind the coconut mixture and add to the cooked onions. Stir well, add the mashed dal and potatoes. Mix it well. It will thicken immediately.Keep stirring and add little water if necessary..Check for salt..
  • Allow it to boil for 5 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy with idly !!



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31 comments :

Raks said...

I have tried only once,Mami also makes this,i love it with idly and dosa!

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy recipe dear....we love this

Priya Suresh said...

I love this kadappa with hot steaming idlies..we do quite similar too..awesome click CHitra..

Hari Chandana P said...

Simple and delicious.. thanks for sharing!!

Finla said...

I have enver made anything with moogdal neext time when i go to asian sore going to buy them and make this, i can imagine how yumm it is toeat with rice.

Priya dharshini said...

i like kadappa,we make it quit often...i even saw in Aval vikaton like u..this is quit good recipe..

Ana Powell said...

Another awesome recipe, lovely colours and flavours x

Ms.Chitchat said...

Heard abt kadappa the first time at a wedding recently. Loved it absolutely. Thanks for sharing.Bookmarked:):)

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

Hy,

this is new to me...Looks very healthy n delicious. Really yummy. Do drop in at my blog sometime.

priya said...

new and inviting, dear!

Faiza Ali said...

Looks simple and delicious. thanks for the recipe.

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

easy and tasty...

Aruna Manikandan said...

Sounds simple dear...
Will try this out :-)

GEETHA ACHAL said...

மிகவும் அருமையான குறிப்பு...எங்கள் வீட்டில் இதனை அடிக்கடி செய்வாங்க...நன்றி

Ash said...

Lovely color & I guess that bowl of prep would be best to be savored with a hot bowl of rice..... Yummy!!!!

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Gita Jaishankar said...

Kadappa looks very delicious...nice color...this is my fave too :)

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Super with dosa.

PranisKitchen said...

chitra..
really delicious one..kumbakonam kadappa the name itself quiet interesting..
lovely picture too

Soma Pradhan said...

Nice info and lovely recipe

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Looks yummy..will be great with Idlies..

Rachana said...

yummy recipe dear...

Rekha shoban said...

curry looks thick and yummy....interesting one too!

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Simple and delicious. Nice recipe....lovely colour.

Chitra said...

Thanks a lot frnds..Kadappa tastes the best with idlies & dosa....Do try this and let me know..:)

Nisha said...

Sounds delicious

Ann said...

Looks so yummy and love the color and presentation!

Unknown said...

Have heard abt this...never tasted it...this looks tempting!

தக்குடு said...

//kumbakonam kadappa// after seeing ur kadappa photo i told //adeengappa & appaappa//...;))good work!!..:)

Unknown said...

my home town is Kumbakonam...This is one of my fav item always for the tiffin items..
Very good...

Anonymous said...

Hi Chitra,

The name itself is very new to mme...is it like a side for dosa also?

Shobha

Chitra said...

Yes shoba , its a good side dish for idli,dosa :)