Sunday, June 03, 2012

Menthi kura pappu(Green gram dal with Methi)

Pesalu(Green Gram Dal) 1cup
Methi leaves 2cups
Tomato 1
Onion small 1
tamarind small lemon size bal
Green chilli 4-5(Adjust to ur spice level)
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder 1/4tsp
water 2 1/2cup

Oil 2tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
Urad dal 1/2tsp
Channa dal 1/2tsp
Garlic cloves 2(chopped/ mushed)
Onion small chopped 1
Curry leaves 10

1. Wash Pesara pappu and pressure cook the pappu along with Tomato,Onion, green chilli, methi leaves,water and tamarind.
2.Wait for 1/2hour, remove the whistle, add salt, turmeric powder and grind Pappu as a coarse paste(don't Grind as a full soft paste).
3. In a vessel heat oil and add popu items one by one and fry.
4. Add the dal paste to the popu and keep it on medium flame for 5 minutes(Stir in between), remove from the flame.
5.Serve hot with rice or with roti or chapathi..


  1. this dal preparation is just awesome

  2. Turned out horrible. Onions, Tomato and Methi needs to be fried a bit before pressure cooking



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