May 27, 2010

Dosakaya pappu

serves -4
cooking time :25 mins.

Today I am using moong dal instead of toor dal..
1 cup moong dal/pesara pappu/green gram dal
1 medium size yellow cucumber
1 onion,2 tomatoes
3 green chillies
1/2 turmeric pwd
salt to taste

For popu/Tadka:
1tsp of cumin,mustard seeds
4-5 garlic cloves finely chopped
3 dry red chillies.

  • peel the skin of yellow cucumber, cut in the middle and remove the seeds. Cut it into cube size pieces.

  • In a pressure cooker add moong dal, cucumber, onion, tomato, turmeric, tamarind, green chillies and add 2 1/2 cups of water. Cook it for 2 whistles.

  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin,mustard seeds, once mustard seeds starts crackle add chopped garlic, red chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida cook it for 1 min.

  • switch of the flame add popu mixture to pressure cooked dal. Mix all together add cook it for 2-3 mins on low flame.

  • serve hot with rice, ghee and avakaya...... delicious

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