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May 24, 2010

Tomato Pappu ~ Tomato Dal

Tamata Pappu ~ Tomato Dhal

Ingredients :

Tomatoes : 3 to 5
Toor dal / Yellow Lentil : 1 cup
Green chillies : 2
Red Chilli : 1
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder : 1/4 tsp
Oil : 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
A pinch of hing
Few fresh curry leaves
Chopped fresh coriander leaves

Method :

Wash and cut the tomatoes into medium size pieces. Wash yellow lentil with plenty of water. Put the chopped tomatoes, yellow lentil, turmeric, chopped green chillies and two cups of water in a pressure cooker. Cook till 3 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Remove the dal from the cooker and add salt, chopped coriander leaves and red chilli powder. Let cook on a medium flame for about 5 minutes. Turn off the heat. Heat oil in a pan for seasoning and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Let them splutter. When they start to splutter add red chilli, hing and curry leaves. And stir for another few seconds. Remove from the flame and pour over the cooked tomato dal. Mix well and serve with hot steamed rice or roti.


  1. It's my fav dal. Love to eat them with some hot idlis.

  2. WOW nice presentation,very tempting pic...

  3. looks so delicious..its one of my favorite curry with chapati.love to have it with rice too.nice picture..the best thing about this curry is its so easy to prepare..anyway good one

  4. Wow chandana tomato dal is my all time favourite dal.I too prpeare like this.Nice post dear.

  5. Gorgeous! Delicious dal for idlis.

  6. simple and delicious dhal. love your pic..

  7. Delicious and colorful dal. I too make in same way.

  8. Wow, dal with lots of tomatoes...mouthwatering.

  9. This is my favorite dal with chapatis..yours looks so delicious.

  10. I make this almost every week..my son loves this..

  11. WOW nice presentation,very tempting pic...

  12. Hi Chandana,
    I also prepare this in same manner. Looks simply delicious. Lovely presentation

    Hamaree Rasoi

  13. delicious and beautiful click too

  14. Nethin vth daal is confort :)

  15. Simple n yummy...the best thing abt daal..looks very gud

  16. wat a comforting food, my fav..

  17. Simple yet so delicious... I love it:)

  18. Nice presentation...pappu looks very tasty :)

  19. Try this tomato dal either with aloo stir fry or Coconut pachadi a great combination , u ll defenetly love d combination :)

  20. I have tried Indira's recipe of the same..Bookmarking yours now!


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