Thota koora Pappu


  1. 1 cup tur dal (kandi pappu) cook until soft and mash. 
  2. Thota koora  – 4 cups  finely chopped
  3.  1 small onion finely chopped 
  4. Salt - 2 tbsp Masala 
  5. red chilli powder - 1 tbsp 5  6 
  6. Small lemon 
  7. tamarind for popu/tadka/seasoning: 
  8. 1 ½ tbsp oil
  9.  ½ tsp mustard seeds
  10.  ½ tsp cumin seeds 
  11. 1 tsp split black gram dal
  12.  4-5 dried red chillies (tear into pieces)
  13. 10 curry leaves

 How To Make this Recipe: 

  1. Wash kandipappu (tur dal) thoroughly with water 3 or 4 times .
  2. Cook it in a  vessel on  pressure cooker for 10 min on low heat till kandipappu/dal soft & soothy .
  3. Add the Thota koora, green chillies, tamarind, masala red chilli powder and combine. 
  4. Then add salt  and  It should not be a watery dal but have more of a thick consistency dal.  
  5.  Heat oil in a Pan, add mustard seeds,  pop them , add the cumin seeds, split gram dal and let them brown. Next add the  red chillies, curry leaves, chopped onions
  6. Add the cooked and mashed dal or kandipappu to the above talimpu. Cook for another 4-5 mts on medium heat.

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