Category Archives: Pappu/Dal varieties

Carrot pappu!!

Tired of eating routine tomato dal, spinach dal etc?? Let’s try something  different!Dal with Carrot!!!

Ingredients:

Set 1

  • Toor dal – 1 smal cup
  • Carrots – 2 big ( cut into small pieces)+Green chilies – 3+Jeera – 1tsp+Garlic pods – 2

Set 2:

  • Tamarind juice – 1 small cup (you can adjust according to your taste)
  • Turmeric – 1/2tsp
  • Salt
  • Dhania powder – 1tsp

Set 3: Tadka

  • Oil – 2tsps
  • Mustard seeds – 2tsp
  • Jeera – 2tsps
  • Hing – 5splashes
  • Curry leaves – 10 or 15
  • Onion – 2 tsps
  • Red chilies – 2 or 3
  • Jaggery powder – 1tsp

 

Procedure:

  1. Add set one into 2 seperate bowls & pressure cook them for 5vessels.
  2. Once the pressure is off, blend daal & carrots seperately.
  3. Turn on the stove and put  medium size pot add oil and  all set3 ingredients one by one.Then transfer daal, carrot pulp mix well.
  4. Next add tamarind juice, turmeric, salt, dhania powder, jaggery powder 1tsp mix well and let it boil for few mins. Check the taste & adjust if anything is needed.

Serve hot with white rice or rotis!!

Tomato pappu(dal)

Simple tomato pappu recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Kandhi pappu (Toor dal) 1&1/2 cup- wash it
  • Tomatoes – medium size – 6; wash & cut them
  • Green chillies – 4
  • Jira – 1/4tsp& Garlic – 4 pods, mash them together
  • Onion – 1/4th – cut into small pieces
  • Red chillie powder – 1tsp
  • Turmeric- 1/4tsp
  • Water – 3cups

Tadka

  • Oil -2tsps
  • Mustard seeds – 1tsp
  • Jira – 1/2tsp
  • Hing – 3 splashes
  • Red chillies – 2
  • Curry leaves – 15

Procedure:

 

Take pressure cooker, add all the ingredients listed in “Ingredients” section & pressure cook it for 3 vessels. Once it cools off, add salt & mash dal. Take small kadai for tadka, add all ingredients one by one listed in “Tadka” section, fry them for 3mins & transfer tadka to dal, mix well & add lemon juice according to your taste!! Yummmo!! You can eat with hot hot white rice & ghee 😀 or with rotis!! Enjoy!!

 

 

Moong daal pappu charu

I love moong daal pappu charu..it  is easy to make & tastes yummy! Lets start!!

Ingredients:

Moong daal – 1cup, pressure cook, once it gets cold,take the blender &  make a smooth paste.

  • Tamarind juice – 2 gooseberry size, soak & take juice of it
  • Onion – 1/4 piece, cut into long pieces
  • Green chillies – 3 (slit them)
  • Tomato – 1; cut into medium size pieces
  • Turmeric – 1/4tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1tsp
  • Okra – 3 (optional)- cut into small pieces
  • Dhania powder- 1tsp
  • Salt – according to your taste

For tadka:

  • Oil – 2tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1/4tsp
  • Hing – 3 splashes
  • Red chillies – 3
  • Curry leaves – 10

 

Procedure:

Put medium size pan, on the stove, add oil & all tadka ingredients one by one & add onions,green chillies, okra, tomato & cook for 4mins, add tamarind juice & 1cup of water, add turmeric, red chili powder, dhania powder & let it boil, while boiling add moong dal paste mix well, check the taste & adjust if anything is needed & garnish with cilantro.You can serve with hot white rice & papad next to it.

Beerakaya(Sinqua)pappu

Following is the yummy yummy Beerakaya pappu recipe

Ingredients:

Toor dal 1 cup; pressure cook it & keep it aside

  • Beerakaya- 2 medium size, peel the edges, wash & cut them into small pieces
  • Onions – 1 fist full( cut into small pieces)
  • Garlic – 6-8 cloves, peel the skin & cut into small pieces
  • Dhaniya powder – 1tsp
  • Methi & Jira powder – 1/2tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1tsp
  • Turmeric – 1/4tsp
  • Salt – according to your taste
  • Lemon – 1/2 piece or adjust according to your taste

For tadka:

  • Oil – 4tsps
  • Mustard seeds – 1tsp
  • Jira – 1/2tsp
  • Hing – 3pinches
  • Redchillies – 2
  • Curry leaves – 10 to 15

Procedure:

On the stove & put wide kadai, add oil. Add tadka start with adding mustard seeds & let it splutter, then add rest of the ingredients. After adding curry leaves add garlic, onions, saute for 2mins. Then add beerakaya pieces, salt, turmeric, red chillie powder let it cook for 5mins, then add dhania powder, jira & methi powder mix well & cook for another 5mins. After vegetable is cooked, transfer cooked dal & mix well, check the taste & adjust if needed. Lastly squeeze lemon/lime juice. Garnish with cilantro! Yummy! You can serve with roti or white rice. Enjoy!!