Today’s lunch is simple Andhra food, nothing fancy but full of homemade goodness.
Toor dal (Kandi pappu) – 1 cup
Tomatoes – 3 ripe, chopped
Green chilies – 3, chopped
Curry leaves – 6
Red chili powder – ½ tsp
Kitchen King masala – 1 tsp (optional)
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Dry Red chilies – 2
Asafoetiba – pinch
Salt – to taste
- Pressure cook dal until soft and mushy.
- Heat 2tsp oil in a saucepan; add the mustard and cumin seeds; after they splutter add red chilies and hing, sauté for few seconds.
- Then add chopped tomatoes, green chilies; cover and cook until tomatoes are cooked and turn mushy.
- Add cooked dal, red chili powder, masala powder and salt; simmer for 10 minutes on medium flame.