Tomato Pappu (Tomato Dal)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - red gram (tuvar) dal
  • 1/2 kg - ripe Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup - onion, chopped
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • 1 tsp - black gram (urad) dal
  • Curry leaves - few
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • Salt, to taste

How to Make Tomato Pappu (Tomato Dal)

  • Cook toor dal with 3 cups of water till soft.
  • Chop tomatoes.
  • Heat oil, season with mustard, cumin and curry leaves. Add onion and green chillies.
  • Fry till onions are just wilted.
  • Add tomatoes, cook covered on a low flame till soft.
  • Add chilli powder, dal, salt and water if needed.
  • Simmer for 5 mins. Serve with rice or chapattis.