July 6, 2011

Dosakaya Senagapappu Kura ~ Lemon Cucumber Curry with Chana Dal

Ingredients :

Chopped Lemon Cucumber : 1 cup
Chana Dal : 1/4 cup
Green Chillies : 3 or 4
Dried Red Chilli : 1
Grated Dry Coconut : 1 tbsp ( Optional )
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 Sprigs
A pinch of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Cook the chana dal in a pressure cooker till 2 whistles and set aside. Wash, peel and chop the cucumber into small pieces and keep them aside. Heat oil in a cooking vessel and add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. Now add the green chillies, red chilli and curry leaves to it and fry for a few seconds. Then add the chopped cucumber, salt, turmeric and little water and mix well. Cover with a lid and let it cook completely. Now add the cooked chana dal and grated coconut and mix well. Fry for 2 minutes and turn off the heat. Serve hot with rice or roti.

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  1. Oh wow this is my favorite koora style :) We make the same kind with snake guard too :)

  2. wow, looks so delicious n yummy, very tempting one..

  3. wow, that looks delicious, I somehow love senaga pappu in my curries more than the dal itself... lol :)


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