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

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee  |  24th Apr 2017  |  
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About Tomato pappu/ dal Recipe

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, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Tomato pappu/ dal is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Tomato pappu/ dal is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Tomato pappu/ dal recipe by Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee. Tomato pappu/ dal can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Tomato pappu/ dal just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Tomato pappu/ dal can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Tomato pappu/ dal.

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 Wahia year ago

yummy dal recipe!

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