Simple Paruppu Kadaiyal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - Tuvar dal
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • salt
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - mustard and urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 - red chillies
  • 2 - garlic flakes
  • A sprig of curry leaves

How to Make Simple Paruppu Kadaiyal

  • Wash and clean tuvar dal, add sufficient water along with turmeric powder and tomatoes.
  • Pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles (until the tuvar dal gets cooked well).
  • Mash them well and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds when they stop sputtering add urad dal, followed by curry leaves.
  • Add cumin seeds split and add red chillies. Saute for a minute.
  • Now crush, add the garlic and fry it for a min.
  • Add these ingredients with the mashed dal, add salt and mix it gently.
  • Serve with hot rice along with little ghee.