Simple Paruppu Kadaiyal Recipe

Simple Paruppu Kadaiyal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Thursday, 17 April, 2014
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Serves 4
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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:

    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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