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Parippu Varutharachathu Recipe

Parippu Varutharachathu is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - pigeon pea/toor daal
  • 1 - tomato, chopped
  • To be roasted and ground:
  • 1.5 cups - grated Coconut
  • 5 to 6 : Shallots
  • 5 to 6 - Garlic Cloves
  • 1/4 inch - chopped Ginger
  • 1 sprig - Curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • Salt - to taste
  • For tempering:
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • 2 - shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 - broken Red Chillies
  • 1 sprig - Curry leaves
  • How to Make Parippu Varutharachathu:

    1. Take a pan and put the lentils, chopped tomatoes into it, along with adequate water. Cook, till done. Keep aside.
    2. Heat 2 tsps of oil in a pan. Add the grated coconut, shallots, garlic, ginger and curry leaves. Roast it, till it turns brown.
    3. Add turmeric, chilli and coriander powder. Roast on slow fire, till the raw smell goes.
    4. Switch off heat and let it cool in a plate.
    5. Once cool, grind to a smooth, fine paste, by adding very little water.
    6. Add the ground paste to the cooked lentils, along with salt and mix well. Add water as required.
    7. When the mixture comes to a boil and oil comes to the surface, turn off the heat.
    8. For tempering:
    9. Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds. When they start to crackle, add the sliced shallots, curry leaves and red chillies for a minute.
    10. Pour this on top of the lentil curry. Serve hot with rice.
    11. Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections




     

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