Friday, February 25, 2011

Moong dal pappu

  • 1 cup Moong dal
  • 4 Green chillies slit
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 1 cup Onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 4 Curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

  1. Heat a pressure cooker.
  2. Dry roast the moong dal for few mins. Do not turn it brown.
  3. Wash the dal with water.
  4. Now add water just enough to cover the dal.
  5. To it add 1/2 cup of chopped onions, green chillies, turmeric powder and tomato.
  6. Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Leave untouched until steam is released.
  7. Heat a pan, add oil, when hot add mustard seeds, when they splutter add garlic, curry leaves and remaining onions. Fry until onions are transparent.
  8. Now add this to the cooked dal.
  9. Add salt and mix well.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  11. Serve this hot with steamed rice and with any side dish.

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