Pasippayaru Kuzhambu(Whole Green Gram Dhal Gravy)

Serving:4 Type: chettinadu Kuzhambu


Pasippayaru -½ cup
Onion(diced) -½ cup
Tomato(diced) -½ cup
Chili Powder -1 ½tsp
Coriander Powder -2tsp
Turmeric Powder ¼tsp
Salt -to taste
Water -2 to 3 cups
Coriander Leaves -1tbsp
Lemon Juice(optional) -2tbsp



Oil -2tsp
Mustard -½tsp
Urad Dhal -½tsp
Cumin -½tsp
Red Chili -1
Fenugreek -¼tsp
Curry Leaves -few
Garlic(crushed) -1



  1. Dry roast pasippayaru without burning, It will take 5 minutes on low flame.
  2. Then pressure cook the roasted pasipayaru , chili, coriander powder ,turmeric powder and 2 cups of water.
  3. Let 2 whistle comes then simmer for 5 minutes then turn off the stove.
  4. Take a pan heat with oil add seasonings fry without burning.
  5. Now add onion sauté with salt for 2 minutes then add tomato sauté until tomato get mash.
  6. Now add cooked  pasippayaru kuzhambu  and rest of the water.
  7. Cook it  for 10 to 15 minutes  then garnish with coriander leaves.
  8. While eating add lemon juice.
  9. Serve with white rice.


  1. Instead of lemon juice you can add tamarind juice.
  2. You can avoid onion and garlic.
  3. This kuzhambu should be thin not very thick.
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