Jan 19, 2009

DOSAKAYA PAPPU

DOSAKAYA ---- SAMBAR CUCUMBER(SAMBAR VELLARIKKA)

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


METHOD:----


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


16 comments:

Kitchen Flavours 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 said...

Nice recepie looks yum rekha:)

Priti said...

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

Smitha 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.

DEESHA said...

wow looks like a total comfort food :) yummy color

Ramya Bala said...

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

Curry Leaf 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?

Vij 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:)

Ann said...

Rekha,just accept my appreciation.
http://thepassionatecookinme.blogspot.com/

Cham said...

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