Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Tomato Pappu/ Tomato Dal

Andhra style tomato dal.(Tomato pappu).

You Need To Have:
1 cup toor dal/togari bele
1 big plum tomato
1 medium size onion
3-4 garlic pods
3-4 green chillies
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
3-4 curry leaves


Add toor dal, chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies,smashed garlic pods ,turmeric powder and 1tsp oil  into a cooker container and pressure cook it for 2-3 whistles.

Once pressure goes off mash it and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan  and add mustard seeds. When they start spluttering add cumin seeds,curry leaves.
Saute for few mins and add the cooked dal. add salt and simmer it for 2-3 mins.

This should be thicker than regular tovve so don't add too much water.
Serve with rice and ghee.

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