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


Tomato Pappu
Tomato Pappu
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Servings Prep Time
68 serving 10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
68 serving 10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Tomato Pappu
Tomato Pappu
Yum
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
68 serving 10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
68 serving 10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
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
Servings: serving
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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6 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!:)

  2. Wonderful article on Andhra food recipes. Keep posting such an useful article. This is the best article I have read in recent days on my favorite Andhra Food.

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