Sunday, April 11, 2010

Dal and Tomato(Pappu Tomato) - (Delicious Dals)


Toor Dal - 1 tea cup

Tomatos(Medium Size) - 5 (Chopped)

Green chillies - 5

Tamarind Paste - 1 tea spoon (tamarind - little)

Turmeric Powder - Pinch

Salt - to taste

Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tea spoon

Urad dal - 1/4 tea spoon

Red Chillies - 2

Curry Leaves - 8

Garlic Cloves - 5

Water - 2 cups

Oil - 1 to 2 tea spoons

Ghee - 1 to 2 tea spoons

Procedure :

1. Take bowl add toor dal and wash it. Now add tomato pieces, tamarind paste, green chillies and water. Pressure Cook 3 whistles.

2. Take that bowl and keep on stove add turmeric powder, salt and mix it. Keep that for 5 to 10 minutes.

3. Now take pan add ghee, oil and heat it. Then add garlic cloves,urad dal, mustard seeds, red chillies, curry leaves and fry it. Add this in dal.

4. Serve it with hot rice.

This goes to Suma who is hosting this event of Delicious Dals.


  1. Nothing can beat this pappu,yummy.I sometimes add coriander leaves to this pappu.

  2. Love such simple, comforting pappus and tomato pappu is the ultimate one. Thanks Rama for sending over this lovely dal.

  3. Dal looks lovely.. first time here and nice recipes.. following you..