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October 17, 2011

Dondakaya Pappu ~ Spicy Ivy Gourd Dal


Ingredients :

Chopped Ivy gourd / Tindora : 1 cup
Toor Dal : 1/2 cup
Tomato : 1 big sized
Onion : 1 big sized
Green Chillies : 3
Dried Red chilli : 1
Garlic Cloves : 3
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Tamarind : Gooseberry size ball
Turmeric Powder : 1/8 tsp
Hing : 1/8 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Put the toor dal, tindora, 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 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 2 minutes. Switch off the flame and serve hot with roti or steamed rice, dollop of ghee and some papads

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    Other Names: Tindora Dal, Tondekai Thove, Donda kaaya Pappu.

    28 comments:

    1. Love this preparation so Much Chandana

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    2. simple and yummy dal. never cooked ivygourd in gravy interesting

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    3. delicious curry adding tamarind paste will give a good flavour nice

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    4. Nice n delicious Dal. Love the flavors.

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    5. super likes..never tried or tasted this..

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    6. Wish I could have it with rice now!

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    7. Healthy, comforting dal :)
      Prathima Rao
      Prats Corner

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    8. wow thats really a delicious recipe,luks yum...Love to have it with rasam.

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    9. lovely combo, healthy and very comforting dal, love it..

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    10. Really superb. Till now I used to prepare only dry curry using tindora. Now this recipe is also added.

      Cheers,
      Uma
      My Kitchen Experiments

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    11. Yum, wonderful flavors! They sound delicious:)

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    12. Comfort with steamed rice...delicious...

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    13. Wow that bowl of kovaikai with dal looks yummy dear..thank for visiting my space..following u:) hope u will the same:D

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    14. Looks good ! Simple and tasty too.

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    15. Wow yummy recipes and that's good look. excellent this post i like it .

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