Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Tomato Dal/Tomato Pappu

Tuesday, May 04, 2010
This one is my all time favourite. This is the first time i made it and it turned out awesome.you should try it too.It is very easy to make :)

You will need :

Toor Dal - 1/2 cup boiled (see that you don't mash it)
Onion - 1 medium finely chopped
Tomatoes - 2 medium finely chopped
Green chillies - 5-6 sliced
Garlic - 4-5 cloves chopped finely
Red Chilli powder
Turmeric Powder

For the Tadka :

Dried red chillies - 4-5
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Urad dal - 1tsp
Curry leaves
Butter about a tsp (optional)

This is how i made it :

1. Heat oil in pan and add chopped garlic and fry till light golden color.
2. Add chopped onions, green chillies and fry for about a minute or two.
3. Add salt turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix well.
4. Add the chopped tomatoes and let them boil well.
5. Now add the boiled dal and mix well.

6. In a separate pan heat oil and add red chillies, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal , cur ry leaves hing and fry well (make sure you don't burn them)
7.Then add butter.

8. Add this mixture to the dal and stir well.
9. Garnish with cilantro.

And there you go :)


Have it with hot rice and with a hint of ghee.. you will not stop licking up your fingers ;)

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