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Simple Paruppu Kadaiyal

Simple Paruppu Kadaiyal is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Saute
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :

Ingredients

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

Method

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