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Today’s lunch is simple Andhra food, nothing fancy but full of homemade goodness.


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Tomato Pappu Yum
Tomato Pappu
Course side dish
Cuisine andhra
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Toor dal (Kandi pappu)
  • 3 Tomatoes – ripe, chopped
  • 3 chilies Green – chopped
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • ½ tsp chili powder Red
  • 1 tsp masala Kitchen King (optional)
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 chilies Dry Red
  • pinch Asafoetiba
  • to taste Salt
Course side dish
Cuisine andhra
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Toor dal (Kandi pappu)
  • 3 Tomatoes – ripe, chopped
  • 3 chilies Green – chopped
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • ½ tsp chili powder Red
  • 1 tsp masala Kitchen King (optional)
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 chilies Dry Red
  • pinch Asafoetiba
  • to taste Salt
Tomato Pappu
Instructions
  1. Pressure cook dal until soft and mushy.
  2. Heat 2tsp oil in a saucepan; add the mustard and cumin seeds; after they splutter add red chilies and hing, sauté for few seconds.
  3. Then add chopped tomatoes, green chilies; cover and cook until tomatoes are cooked and turn mushy.
  4. Add cooked dal, red chili powder, masala powder and salt; simmer for 10 minutes on medium flame.
Recipe Notes

Serve with rice or roti.I had my pappannam with gongura pachadi.

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5 thoughts on “Tomato Pappu”

  1. Hi

    Interesting recipe.. we call daal as paruppu and u said pappu!! 😀

    i love Gongura.. could u share the recipe for gongura chutney? thanks!!!

    came here thru Raaga’s blog!:)

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