Paruppu / Spicy Dal curry!!!


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Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 – 25 minutesRecipes Cuisine: South Indian

Ingredients:
Thoor Dal – ½ cup
Channa dal – ½ cup
Tomato – 1 (cut it into 4 pieces)
Onion – 1 (cut it into 4 pieces)
Garlic – 4 cloves
Salt to taste

Tempering:
Oil – 2 tsp
Onion – 1 small (chopped finely)
Cumin / jeera – 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds – ½ tsp
Fennel seeds – ½ tsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Curry leaves – 1 strand
Hing / Asafoetida – ¼ tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Red chili powder – 1tsp
Coriander powder – 1 ½ tsp

Method:

  • Pressure cook the ingredients thoor dal, channa dal, onion, tomato & garlic for 3 – 4 whistle.
  • Now start to tempering, once the mustard seeds spluttered, add cumin, fennel seeds & curry leaves.
  • Now add the finely chopped onions, turmeric, red chili, coriander powder and saute until raw flavour goes off.
  • Finely add the pressure cooked dal mixture and cook until the mixture gets thicken.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves.
  • Serve hot & enjoy it with the combination of steamed rice and rasam.

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I served with steamed rice, rasam (http://wp.me/p42nDE-gL) & pappad !!!

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