Parippu Thalichathu – Dal Fry Recipe

Parippu Thalichathu - Dal Fry Recipe

Cook – 1 Cup Toor Dal -Wash –  +/- 6  Cups Water  -Bring to the boil – Skim off any scum that rises to the surface.

Add – 2 Slit Green Chilli – 1 Chopped Onion chunks – Cook till just done

Saute – 1 tbsp.  Coconut Oil – 1 Chopped Onion pcs. – handful Curry leaves – 1 tsp. Salt –  till translucent – 1 tsp. Crushed Chilli Powder. – Stir +/- 1 mnt – low flame

Mix – Saute to Cooked Dal – Add water if needed –  Bring to Boil – Turn off Stove – Done

Serve with Rice or Naan.

Note :  Add more or less water as required.  Adjust Salt and Spice to taste.  Soak Dal for couple of hours to reduce cooking time.

This recipe brings back memories of my Dad who loved Dal and  cooked  various versions of Dal most evenings.   Appachan I have decided to make Dal most evening too.

Simple Delicious and Easy Dal fry-Kerala Style Parippu  Thalichathu Recipe with Toor or Tuur Dal. 

 

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Dhaba Dal – Green Lentil Curry

Chapati Aloo - Indian Flat Bread with Potato Recipe

Dhaba Dal - Green Lentil Curry Recipe

Soak – Cook  – Green gram 1 cup –  5 cups water – soaked over night – cook till soft

Chop –  2 Medium Onions – 5 Garlic cloves  – 1 inch pc Ginger – Few Curry leaves  – 2 tomatoes

Spices – 1 tsp. chilli Powder 1/4 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Cumin Powder 1/2 tsp. Coriander Powder -1/2 tsp. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.  – 1 tsp. Salt – –  pinch Asafoetida powder

Heat – Pan – 2 tbsp. Ghee – Onion Ginger Garlic – till golden – Add spices – Stir +/- 1 mnt – Tomatoes  -2 mnts
Combine – Add cooked lentil to above –  More water if required – Bring to Boil

Garnish – Coriander leaves –  Twist of Lemon

Serve Delicious Dhaba Dal Hot with Rice or  Naan.

Note – Use Lentil of Choice – Adjust Salt and spices to Taste

Recipe for Green Gram Lentil  with Spices  and masalas for that authentic Dhaba – Style Flavours.  Dhaba  is a roadside restaurant on highways, which serve fresh, hot delicious Punjabi food for very reasonable prices.

 

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Mattanga Parippu – Pumkin Dal Curry

Recipe for Easy Simple Delicious Indian Vegetarian Lentils.  Savory Indian-spiced red lentils simmered with chunks of pumpkin .

Chop – Wash – Peel  – Cut in Chunks – 3 cups Pumkin  –  Slice – 3 fresh Red Chilli (mild long)

Spices – 1 tsp. Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1 tsp. Salt

Cook– 1 cup Red Lentils – 4 cups water – Boil – Skim off and discard  foam –  low flame – 12- 15  mnts – Add Spices  – Pumpkin – cook 6-8 mnts – till Pumpkin is Soft.

Garnish – Heat Pan –  1tbsp. Coconut Oil –  1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp.Cumin Seeds -1 tsp.  Crushed Garlic – Handful Curry  Leaves – 1 mnt –  Add to cooked Above. – Done

Enjoy Delicious Mattanga Parippu Curry with Rice or Chapati

Notes : Adjust salt and Spices to taste.  Add more water if required for cooking lentils. Add tsp. of white lentil to Garnish for thicker consistance. 

Recipe for Easy Simple Delicious Indian Vegetarian Lentils.  Savory Indian Mildly Spiced Red Lentils Simmered with Chunks of Pumpkin.