Monday, October 18, 2010


Pappu is a easy and tasty dish. It takes only few mins and can be used  in various combination. Try it for sure...

Serving for 4


Toor dal --   4 tablespoon
Onion --   1 cup 
Tomatoes -- 2 nos
Green  chili  --  3 nos
Turmeric -- A pinch
Red chili  powder -- 1 tsp
Jeera -- 1 tsp
Mustard  -- 1 tsp
Curry leaves  --   few
Corinder leaves --  few
Salt --  1 1/2 tsp
Oil --   3 tsp


  • On a hot pan add Oil and mustard seeds , when musard seeds begins to spilt add jeera,Onion,  chilli and curry leaves.
  • Saute untill onion turns golden brown then add  tomatoes  and saute to take out the raw smell.
  • Add chili powder  and fry, then add  pressure cooked Toordal and stir.( cook the toordal with tumeric and asafoetida.)
  • When the gravy thickens add corrinder leaves and asafoetida.
  • Serve hot with Rice.


  • Adding 2 drops of oil with uncooked toor dal helps to cook to perfection.
  •  We can season at last for a good flavour

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