- 1 cup tur dal (kandi pappu) cook until soft and mash.
- Tomatoes – 6 finely chopped
- 1 small onion finely chopped
- Salt - 2 tbsp Masala
- red chilli powder - 1 tbsp 5 6
- Small lemon
- tamarind for popu/tadka/seasoning:
- 1 ½ tbsp oil
- ½ tsp mustard seeds
- ½ tsp cumin seeds
- 1 tsp split black gram dal
- 4-5 dried red chillies (tear into pieces)
- 10 curry leaves
How To Make this Recipe:
- wash kandipappu (tur dal) thoroughly with water 3 or 4 times .
- Cook it in a vessel on pressure cooker for 10mts on low heat till kandipappu/dal soft & soothy .
- Add the tomato pieces, green chillies, tamarind, masala red chilli powder and combine.
- Then add salt and It should not be a watery dal but have more of a thick consistency dal.
- 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
- 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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