Tomato Pappu

Tomato Pappu

Lentil curry made with onion-tomato tempered with spices

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Toovar dal / split pegion peas
  • 2 Green chilies, slit
  • 1 Onion large, sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes, cut
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • Salt - to taste
  • 5 Curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander leaves, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Pressure cook dal. Add salt and turmeric powder. Stir.
  2. Heat ghee. Crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  3. Add onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Saute
  4. Add tomatoes. Cook till soft.
  5. Add dal and little water if required. Adjust taste with salt and red chilli powder.
  6. Bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and cut tomatoes.
  8. Serve hot Tomato Pappu with rice.

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