Tomato pappu/ dal | How to make Tomato pappu/ dal

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BySreemoyee Bhattacharjee
Created on 24th Apr 2017
  • Tomato pappu/ dal, How to make Tomato pappu/ dal

About Tomato pappu/ dal

This dish is from southern part of India and is prevalent in most homes in Andhra. I absolute love this thick flavorful dal with some steamed rice.

Tomato pappu/ dal is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Tomato pappu/ dal by Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Tomato pappu/ dal is a dish which comes from Andhra Pradesh cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Tomato pappu/ dal takes 20 minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Tomato pappu/ dal make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Tomato pappu/ dal will be the best option for you. The flavor of Tomato pappu/ dal is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Tomato pappu/ dal at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time20mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves4People
Tomato pappu/ dal

Ingredients to make Tomato pappu/ dal

  • Toor dal - 1/2 cup
  • Chopped tomatoes - 2
  • Garlic cloves - 6-7
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Dry red chillies - 2
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Jeera seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 10-12
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee/ refined oil
  • Salt as per taste

How to make Tomato pappu/ dal

  1. In a pressure cooker, add the soaked toor dal, chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder along with green chillies and half the garlic cloves crushed.
  2. Boil the the dal and mash it with the help of a masher.
  3. To make the tadka, heat ghee/ refined oil. Add the mustard seeds, jeera seeds, dry red chillies followed by curry leaves and then rest of the garlic cloves chopped.
  4. Once they splutter and color, add the tadka to the boiled dal.
  5. Pour some more water, salt and red chilli powder into the Dal. Cook till it reaches required consistency. Add some more ghee and serve.

Reviews for Tomato pappu/ dal (1)

Diksha Wahi4 months ago
yummy dal recipe!