Monday, November 5, 2007


A cold winter night...piping hot rice with ghee and mavidikaya pappu...yummy...we just start drooling thinking about sum yummy mangoes from the store and made this delicious pappu which is a favourite dish for a warm winter dinner for here goes this recipe...very simple and easy to make...


Mango's - 3 (cut into medium sized pieces)

Kandipappu (Toor Dal) - 1 and 1/2 cup

Tamarind - 1/4 lemon size ball

Salt acc to taste

Red chilli powder - 1tsp

Green chillis - 3

Oil - 2tbsp

Hing a pinch

Mustard seeds - 1tsp

Jeera - 1tsp

Red chilli's - 2

Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Garlic - 1 crushed

Water - 3 and 1/2 cups


-Clean the dal add the cut mango pieces( i even added the stone of the mango as we like it so it depends if u want to put it or no) , salt , red chilli powder , gren chilis , tamarind and water and pressure cook for 3 whistles on high and for 10 min in sim.

-Heat oil , add hing , mustard seeds , jeera , red chillis and garlic and fry till garlic turns lite brown. Now add the curry leaves and add to the cooked dal and serve with hot rice and ghee.

1 comment:

Dhivya Karthik said...

Using even the mango seed..!Never heard that before...time to try this..Bookmarked :)

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