Lentil Dumplings in a Buttermilk-Coconut Sauce

Vadai Morekozhambu

Preparation info

  • Makes about 30 Dumplings (Serves


    • Difficulty


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660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

South Indians reserve this delicacy for special occasions, and I confess that when I make it, it becomes my sole mission to eat every one of the dumplings. But sharing is a good thing, as we all learn in kindergarten. Some of the other appetizer curries start with these same dumplings, but because they absorb the sauce they’re in, they taste different in each case. Here it’s a creamy buttermilk sauce that’s loaded with flavor: coconut, chiles, curry leaves, coriander, fenugreek … Who could