Kandi kattu (pappu kattu)

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Chilli Rasam, Best Verkadalai Thogayal (Chutney with Roasted Groundnuts), Easy Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Rate This Recipe
4

Ingredients

  • 150g - tur dal, boiled and mashed well
  • 10-12 Garlic cloves, husk removed and crushed roughly
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp - cumin/jeera
  • 10 to 12 Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - chopped Coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp - oil/ghee
  • A pinch of Asafetida/hing
  • A pinch of Turmeric powder/haldi
  • 6 red chillies, broken into pieces

How to Make Kandi kattu (pappu kattu)

  • Add salt, haldi and 300 ml of water (or a little more) to mashed dal and boil, stirring continuously.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil/ghee, add all the remaining ingredients except coriander.
  • Fry till the seeds splutter and garlic is light brown in colour.
  • Add to the boiling dal, sprinkle coriander, stir and remove.
  • Serve this mildly spiced kattu with hot plain rice and papad.