Chitti burilu besari/urad vadi curry Recipe

Chitti burilu besari, also known as urad vadi curry, is a traditional Indian dish made with small lentil dumplings cooked in a flavorful curry. The dumplings are made from urad dal, which is soaked, ground, and shaped into small balls before being deep-fried. The curry is made with a blend of spices, onions, tomatoes, and yogurt, resulting in a rich and creamy sauce. This dish is typically served with rice or roti and is a popular choice for special occasions or festive meals.

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Ingredients for Chitti burilu besari/urad vadi curry Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Urad Dal
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Pureed
  • 0.13 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Water As Needed
  • as required Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Chitti Burilu Besari/urad Vadi Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak urad dal for a few hours and grind it into a smooth paste.
  • STEP 2.Shape the dal paste into small balls and deep-fry them until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add onions, ginger, garlic, and spices. Cook until onions are golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add tomatoes and cook until they are soft and mushy.
  • STEP 5.Add yogurt and water to the pan and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • STEP 6.Add the fried urad vadi dumplings to the curry and simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to soak the urad dal for a few hours to ensure it grinds into a smooth paste.
  • When shaping the dal paste into balls, wet your hands with water to prevent sticking.
  • Fry the urad vadi dumplings on medium heat to ensure they cook evenly and become crispy.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • For a creamier curry, you can add a tablespoon of cream or coconut milk.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the chitti burilu besari with steamed rice or roti for a complete meal.
  • Garnish with additional coriander leaves and a squeeze of lemon juice for added freshness.
Nutrition
value
208
calories per serving
1 g Fat13 g Protein34 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    1g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    34g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    34g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    54mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    68mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    9mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    103mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    222mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp