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Bachchali kura Pappu

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: andhra
Servings: 4 serving
Author: Pavani

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Moong dal
  • 2 chilies Green
  • 1 Tomato – medium, chopped
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric
  • to taste Salt

For tempering:

  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 red chili Dry – broken
  • 8 Curry leaves

Instructions

  • Pressure cook moong dal along with the greens, tomato, green chili and turmeric until completely cooked.
  • Heat 2tsp oil in a medium sauce pan, add the tempering ingredients and once the seeds start to splutter add the cooked dal and salt.
  • Add ½ cup of water if dal seems too thick. Simmer on medium-low heat for 5-10 minutes or until the flavors combine. Enjoy!!

Notes

We had our pappu with some steamed rice and chamadumpala vepudu (colacassia fry)..
Sending this dal over to My Legume Love Affair (MLLA) # 39 event hosted by Cathy @ What would Cathy Eat?