Parippu curry- Onam Sadya Special


Updated recipe for manja Parippu curry

Ingredients:-
Parippu/yellow lentil - 1 cup ( cherupayar parippu or toor dal)
Water as needed
Salt to taste

To grind Bowl 1
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Cumin seeds - 1/4 to 1/2 tea spoon
Shallots / kunjulli chopped - 2
Turmeric powder - 1/4 to 1/2 tea spoon
Green chillies - 2-3
Garlic chopped - 1 or 2 cloves ( optional , but helps in digestion)
ginger - a small piece ( optional)

Tempering
Mustard seeds
Oil
curry leaves
red chilli
Salt to taste

Method
Wash and soak the parippu/lentil for 3-6 hours.
Cook it in a pressure cooker by adding water and salt. Cook for two or three whistles or until done.Mash it well ( cook it again if needed)
Meanwhile grind together all the ingredients in Bowl 1 to a fine paste
Add this coconut paste to the mashed parippu and combine it well..
Add salt to taste.Simmer it for 3-5 minutes,remove from fire
Heat oil in a pan ,add mustard seeds,when it starts to splutter add shallots and red chillies...
Pour it over the parippu !!!!

12 comments:

Anu said...

Looks so yummy, delicious and mouthwatering...

Sailaja Damodaran said...

looks easy.....nice

Ivy said...

Parippu curry illathe enthu Onam..

Sarah Naveen said...

Thanks Anu,Sailaja and Ivy...Athe parippu curry illathe enthu Onam!!!

Aysha said...

Very colourful dish dear....loved the click...

Sarah Naveen said...

Thanks Aysha!!!!!

Rekha shoban said...

looks colourful and gud sadya special

Vineesh said...

Let me try this.. thanks a lot honey mole..

Nisha said...

Hi Vazhayila
I have a doubt..which parippu did u use??
toordal/ masoor/ moong dal??

Sarah Naveen said...

Hey Nisha..
Its Toor dal...

Chitra said...

I tried this recipe today.It was very good .there was a nice flavor from ginger and g.chillies.and adding shallots to the tempering also enhances the flavor...

jinson kv said...

nice post

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