Unde / Urunde MorKolumb | Unde Majjige Huli

Unde / Urunde MorKolumb(Iyengar Tamil) OR Unde Majjige Huli (Kannada) They call this dish in different ways in different regions. This is authentic iyengar dish. Steamed Lentil balls are dunked into Mor Kolumb. This dish made only occassionally during functions. Most popular in Iyengar Wedding Menu’s. I am posting this recipe as one of my viewers requested this. Sorry for taking time to post it. They are many recipes which are lined up :). A similar dish is also made in Northern part of India and it is called Kadi Pakora. 

Prep Time : 15 Mins
Cook Time -  10 Mins
Serve - 4 people

Ingredients for Steamed lentil dumplings
  • Toor Dal - 1/2 cup
  • Coconut - 2 tbsp
  • Green chillies - 1 or 2
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Salt to taste
  1. Wash dal and soak it for 2 hours
  2. Grind dal , coconut, chillies and coriander  make a thick paste. Take a small portion and make a dumpling shape
  3. Place them in to the idli stand before place the mixture grease oil in to the idli stand keep it in the pressure cooker without putting pressure cooker weight for 8-10 mins
Ingredients for MoreKolumb
  • White Pumpkin / Pooshinkayi / Budkumbalakayi - 1/2 kg or Cucumber cubes
  • Curds / Thair / Mosaru - 3/4th cup
  • Pachmalaka / Hasimensinakayi / Green chillies - 2 or 3
  • Kothambri soppu /Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
  • Peryangayum/Hing/Asafodia a pinch
  • Thenga/Thenginaturi/Coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Manje/Harshina./Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Kadag / Sasive / Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Kadale / Hurkadale /Dalia split - 2 tbsp
  • Water - 1/4 cup
  1. Wash and remove the skin,  cut into pieces and chop them into cubes. Then parboil for 5-8mins and turn off the stove
  2. Grind the morekolumb ingredients except pumpkin grind into a smooth puree
  3. Add masala to the cooked pooshankayi and salt, bring into boil for few minutes
  4. Allow it to cool completely then add curds stir well add lentil dumplings serve with hot plain rice.

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Kannada Cuisine said...

Nice one Mala. We make Unde Huli too... I love it...

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Budget Hotels in India said...

nice name Unde Majjige Huli http://blog.staymango.com/

Sumit Vasudeva said...

I never taste it but it looks delicious will try for sure.