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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Paruppu Thakkali recipe( Toordal and Tomato Curry)

Thuvaram Paruppu/ Toordal( cleaned and washed)- 1 cup
Tomato large( chopped)- 1
Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Salt required
Water- 1 1/2 cups

For tempering
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Asafetida- 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves- few

In a pressure pan add washed dal, chopped tomato, red chiili powder, turmeric powder and water. Cover the pan with lid and pressure cook the dal on medium heat for 10 mins. When the dal is cooked for 10 mins, remove pan from heat and remove the lid, add required salt and mash the dal well with laddle. Heat oil in a small pan, when oil is hot add the mustard seeds and allow to crackle, next add the asafetida and curry leaves, saute for a second and add this tempering to the dal. Serve hot paruppu thakkali with steamed rice, ghee and with any fry.

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