Tomato toor dal pappu (Tomato pappu)

February 18, 2008 at 8:44 pm 2 comments


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Tomatoes : 4 big size (2 cups chopped pieces)
Toor dal : 1 cup
Onion : 2
Green chilli : 2 or optional.
Turmeric : A pinch
Popu:
Vegetable oil : 2 tablespoons
Red chilli : 2
Mustard seeds, cumin seeds : each 1/4 teaspoon
Curry leaves and coriander leaves : Few
Crushed ginger paste :1/2 teaspoon

Preparation;

1. Cook toor dal in pressure cooker with 3 cups of water. Cook for 4 to 5 whistles. After cooling mash dal to make smooth paste with an immersion blender or woos masher. (pappu guthi)

For popu;

2. Heat oil on a big vessel over medium heat. when the oil is hot add red chilli, cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Once they pop add curry leaves, crushed garlic and toast to pale gold color. Then add green chilli, onion and saute. When they are soft add tomatoes, turmeric powder and stir. Saute until tomato pieces are tender. Then add mashed dal and salt. Mix it well. Reduce the flame and cook for five minutes. Turn off the flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves. It can be served with hot chapati, roti and rice.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Sumanth  |  November 11, 2009 at 12:19 am

    Thanks vanaja…Its simple easy and good…

    Reply
  • 2. mariska  |  February 5, 2010 at 12:52 pm

    new taste…new recipe..but i want to try…

    Reply

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