Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Tomato Pappu (Tomato Dal)



What you need:

Kandi pappu or toor dal-2 cups
Tomatoes (medium sized)-4
Green chillies-4
Fresh coriander leaves-a few
Tamarind-small berry sized
Turmeric powder-a pinch
Red chilli powder-1 teaspoon
Salt-1 tablespoon

For seasoning:


Oil-1 tablespoon, ghee-1 tablespoon, red dry chillies pieces-4, curry leaves-a few, mustard seeds-1 teaspoon, cumin seeds-1 teaspoon and urad dal-1 teaspoon.

How to make:

Wash and cut the tomatoes and green chillies into small slices. Boil the toor dal along with the tomatoes and green chillies in pressure coocker. Open the lid and add tamarind, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt, coriander leaves and boil it for 2-3 minutes on a medium flame. Heat the oil and ghee in a pan and add the dry chillies, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal and curry leaves one by one by and fry them a little while. Now add the cooked dal to this and cook it for two minutes on a low flame. Turn off the stove and serve it with plain rice or with chapathis…


12 comments:

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Sounds so good with those simple ingredients! Should be tangy and yummy!

Asha said...

YUM!! Looks thick and delicious. My kids prefer thick gravy, don't like thin Rasam style gravies! :D

Nithya Praveen said...

Simple and tangy.Perfect one:)

Daily Meals said...

You are right Raks Kitchen! It was yummy...Fresh coriander itself gave a nice flavour to this dal...

Thank you Asha:)

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Nithya:)

Sathya Sankar said...

Nice & simple recipe.sure the kids will love it...

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Satya:)

Shreya said...

i make this often, and it is comfort food..very simple recipe you have here:-)

Superchef said...

first time at ur blog an dlooks like both of us started blogging around the same time...uve a grt blog here..lots of yummy recipes..the dal is soo simple and im sure its yummy!

Seena said...

Give me with chapathis.. :)

Malar Gandhi said...

Tomato and dhall who wudnt love it, nice one...

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Shreya and Superchef:)

Thank you Seena and Malar Gandhi:)