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tomato pappu recipe
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tomato pappu recipe | tamata pappu dal | pappu tomato curry

andhra style tomato pappu recipe | tamata pappu dal | pappu tomato curry
Course dal
Cuisine andhra
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for pressure cooking:

  • ¾ cup toor dal soaked 20 minutes
  • 2 tomato chopped
  • small piece tamarind soaked 20 minutes
  • ¼ onion chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 chilli slit
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 3 cup water

other ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 4 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 2 dried red chilli broken
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pressure cooker take ¾ cup toor dal. make sure to soak dal for 20 minutes.
  • add 2 tomato, small piece tamarind, ¼ onion, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder.
  • further add 1 chilli, 1 tsp oil and 3 cup water.
  • pressure cook for 5 whistles on medium flame or until dal is cooked completely.
  • once the pressure releases, mash the dal smooth with the help of a whisk. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and saute 4 clove garlic until they change colour slightly.
  • also add 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing, 2 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  • splutter the tempering on low to the medium flame without burning.
  • add in cooked tomato dal and 1 tsp salt.
  • mix well and simmer for 2 minutes or until the flavours are well absorbed.
  • finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and serve tomato pappu with hot steamed rice topped with ghee.