Thursday, November 24, 2011

Parippu Curry / Kerala style dal

parippu_curry

Credit: Sankeerthanam 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup daal
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  •  2 green chilies

To Grind:
  •  1/2 to 3/4 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

 To Temper: 
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbs ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2 to 3 shallots, chopped
  • few curry leaves
Method:


Pressure cook daal up to 2 whistles adding turmeric powder, green chillies and salt. To this, add ground coconut paste. Cook for 5 more minutes adding little bit water. Heat 1 tbs ghee in a separate pan, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds and  fennel seeds. Add  red chillies, curry leaves and shallots, fry slightly. Pour the seasoning  into the curry. Serve with rice
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