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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Kumbakonam Special Kadappa( Moong dal Curry)

Moong dal (washed and drained)-1/2cup
Onion medium (chopped)-1
Tomato small (chopped)-1
Green chillies (slit)-2
Garlic cloves (sliced)-3
Carrot( diced)-1/2cup
Potato( diced)-1/2cup
Chilli powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Salt to taste

Grind together
Coconut scrapings-1/4cup
Ginger root-1"

For tempering
Cinnamon stick-1”

Pressure cook moongdal with onion, tomato, green chillies, garlic, carrot, potato, chilli powder, turmeric and water. Heat oil in a pan when hot add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom, when the aroma leaves. Add the cooked moong dal mixture, ground coconut paste and season with salt. Allow the gravy to boil for 5 mins. Serve hot with idly and dosa.


Cilantro said...

Looks delicious! Just posted my version a week back.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Delicious kadapa,wonderful side dish for idly...

Hari Chandana said...

Simple and delicious recipe.. looks amazing !!

Indian Cuisine

Priti said...

One of fav and I love this dal ...yours looks yum

Priya said...

Just love kadappa with idlies, my fav..


wow...Looks so easy and My MIL used to do this often for breakfast...

sure want to make it...Thanks for sharing...

Abhilash Pillai said...

this appears to be a simple recipe. I will try it.