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July 24, 2011

Beerakaya Masala Pappu ~ Spicy Ridge Gourd Dal

Ingredients :

Chopped Ridge Gourd : 1 cup
Toor Dal : 1/2 cup

Tomato : 1

Onion : 1

Tamarind : Gooseberry size ball

Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp

Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp

Curry Leaves : 2 sprigs

Garlic Cloves : 2 or 3

Green Chillies : 3

Dried Red Chilli : 1

Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 tsp (Optional)

A big pinch of turmeric
A pinch of hing

Salt to taste

Oil : 1 tsp

Method :



Wash, peel and chop the ridge gourd into medium size pieces. Put the toor dal, chopped ridge gourd, chopped tomato, chopped onion, tamarind, green chillies and a cup of water in a pressure cooker and cook till 3 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a vessel. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and let them splutter. Add the garlic cloves, red chilli, hing and curry leaves to it and fry for a few seconds. Now add the dal mixture, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric to it and cook for another 2 minutes. Switch off the flame and serve hot with roti or steamed rice, dollop of ghee and some papads.

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29 comments:

  1. I usually go with mild kind beerakaya pappu. Your version looks yummy too.

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  2. nice recipe, a litle different I make !

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  3. Super hearty dhal.. love the addition of lots of veggies..

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  4. Yummy,comforting , hearty and absolutely mouthwatering now

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  5. Yummy! flavorful and tasty!

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  6. Dal looks great. Very comforting as well.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  7. Super delicious Dal !! love to have with steamed rice with ghee !!

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  8. doing dal with some vegs...its very healthy n taste!nice click dear!

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  9. hari i do make this dal and my version is towards milder side and your version looks yum..its been long time i didnt have it.

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  10. Looks delicious Hari, would love to try this :)

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  11. Healthy and tasty looking dal

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  12. Spicy & tasty!!! Best with rice & papad!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  13. very tempting click..
    perfect version..:)

    Tasty Appetite

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  14. Really yummy,i love all kinds of dal recipes...Sure will make it...

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  15. nice n spicy pappu..looks yummy

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  16. Delicious beerakaya pappu and nice clicks...

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  17. cute click and yummy gravy with ridge gourd

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  18. Looks so delicious and authentic.

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  19. wat a unique daal...i have never tried this...would love to give this a try....

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  20. New recipe to me..looks yumm!

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  21. Paruppu curries are so much of a favorite..

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