Varanfal/ kara bele kadabu is very easy to make ,healthy and famous breakfast or brunch.. Its made with Toor dal and wheat flour dumplings. The simple and not so spicy type and step by step pics you can see here. (Bele kadabu/ wheat squre dumpling in Toor dal gravy)
- 1 cup Wheat flour
- 1 cup Toor Dal (pressure cooked & mashed)
- 1 Tomato (chopped)
- 1-2 Garlic (minced)
- 1 Green chili (optional)
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1 tsp Red chili powder
- 2 tsp Oil / Ghee
- 1/4 tsp Tamarind pulp
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp Goda masala or gharm masala
- Jaggery as per taste
- Few fenugreek / methi seeds
- Few coriander leaves
- Salt to taste.
In a bowl add wheat flour, salt ,water and make a dough as we do it for chapati. Let it sit for 1 hr or so. Heat the pan with ghee, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds , allow them to splutter. Add tomatoes, green chili, garlic, few curry leaves, methi seeds and fry for few minutes. Add cooked dal and water. Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt,goda masala and let it cook for few minutes.
Mean wihile Roll the dough into small balls and roll them into thin circles using some wheat flour and cut it as per you liking shape. Add theses dumpling into dal. cook till the dumpling are cooked and everything is blend well. (add more or less water as per desired consistency)
Garnish the Varanfal with coriander leaves and Serve hot with lots of ghee on it!!!
If you like non spicy type then click here.
Sol kadi (without coconut!!!) recipe goes to Torviewtoronto's Food palette pink event and Saffronstreaks's Summer coolers event and Radhika's Sun & fun event.