Ullikadala Pappu ~ How to Make Spring Onion Dal Recipe:
Toor Dal: ½ cup
Chopped Spring Onion (greens & whites): 1.5 cups
Tomato: 1 big sized
Tamarind: small lemon sized ball
Green Chillies: 2 – 3
Dried Chilli: 1
Garlic : 2 – 3 cloves (Optional)
Red Chilli Powder: ½ tsp
Mustard Seeds: ½ tsp
Chana Dal : ½ tsp
Urad Dal: ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds: ½ tsp
Turmeric Powder: ¼ tsp
Hing: ⅛ tsp
Oil: 2 tsp
Salt to taste
1. Soak the tamarind in water for 10 minutes, then squeeze the extract out of it and set aside.
rinsed toor dal, chopped spring onions, slit green chillies, chopped
tomato, turmeric and one and a quarter cups of water in a pressure
cook till 3 whistles.
3. Turn off
the flame and wait until the pressure go off.
4. Add the tamarind extract, salt and red chilli powder to the cooked dal and allow it to cook for 5 minutes.
5. Heat a teaspoon of oil
in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and cumin seeds
and let them splutter. Then add the garlic, hing and broken red chilli and fry for a few seconds and switch off the flame.
6. Pour this seasoned ingredients over the dal and combine well.
7. Serve hot with rice or roti.