Jan 19, 2009



For FIC -- Yellow

Toovar dal -- 1 cup

Dosakaya --- 1 (Andhra cucumber will give abetter taste for this but you can use that long yellow cucumber or lemon cucumber)

Onion ----1 small

Green chilies --- 4

tamarind --- 1 inch piece

Salt to taste

red chili powder --- 1 tea sp

Turmeric powder --- 1/2 tea sp

Oil --- 1tab sp

Mustard seeds --- 1/4 tea sp

cumin seeds ---- 1/2 tea sp

Red chilies --- 2 broken in to small pieces

Garlic --- 5 cloves crushed

urad dal --- 1 tea sp

curry leaves a few

ghee -- 1 tea sp


In a heavy bottom pan heat ghee and fry toovar dal till nice aroma comes out then add 2 cup s water and let it cook till it is half cooked.

In the same time peel the skin of cucumber and cut in to cubes and chop onion and cut green chilies in to small pieces and add this vegetables to the dal.

Now add Tamarind, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt to taste mix well and let it cook till vegetables are become tender mix in between.

Heat oil in a other pan add mustard seeds let them popup then add urad dal,crushed garlic, cumin seeds, broken red chilies and then curry leaves and let them fry till light brown color and add this to dosakaya pappu and mix well.

serve hot with rice and any dry curry or pappad or with roti

If you want to cook this in a pressur cooker fry dal in the ghee and add water and vegetables and salt chili powder, turmeric powder and tamarind and cook for 2 whistles swtich off and let it cool then open the lid

now heat oil and add mustard let them popup then add all other ingredients and add this to dosakaya pappu mix well and serve.

enjoy your meal.

This is my entry for FIC-- YELLOW at tongue ticklers


lubnakarim06 said...

Oh wow yummy for tummy recipe. This is my hubby's all time favourite.

notyet100 said...

perfetc u can send this to srivalli too for my legume love affair,..:-)

Adlak's tiny world said...

yummy pappu rekha... perfect for meal.

Asha said...

Beautiful color, Rekha. Good one.

Jaishree Iyer said...

Nice recepie looks yum rekha:)

Indian Khana said...

one of the best thing to eat with rice...

Kannada Cuisine said...

wow! that's inviting

Vaishali said...

Cucumber in a dal is something I've never tried before. This is a great recipe. Thanks for posting it.

Deepthi Shankar said...

wow looks like a total comfort food :) yummy color

Unknown said...

i do a dhal very same way except the dosakkai:)yeah gt the mail dear:)mailoda thattai yum anupalam illa? :)

CurryLeaf said...

This is new to me.Looks yummy and will be perfect with rice.

veggie belly said...

This is a first for me, Ive never had cucumbers in dal. But do you use regular cucumbers?

Vijitha said...

Hi ya
Guess this is my first time here. U have a lovely space.

Lovely post! nice click too!

Sunshinemom said...

O ho ho ho ho, dosakayalu! Chakkaga unnai manchivi dosakayalu:)

Thanks dear:)

Anonymous said...

Rekha,just accept my appreciation.

Cham said...

This one I learnt from my Andraite friend too, delicious pappu