Sunday, December 5, 2010

PAPPU FRY (lentil fry)

This pappu fry(lentil fry) is made with all kinds of lentils. when ever we bored of vegetables, and when ever we are out of vegetables i make this pappu fry along with rasam.

  • Toor dal 1/2 cup
  • Channa dal 1/4 cup
  • Moong dal 1/4 cup
  • Red Chilies 6
  • Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Hing  pinch
  • Oil 4 Tbls
  • Coriander leaves  few
  • Curry leaves few
  • small onion chopped 
  • salt to taste
Take all lentils(dals) in a bowl wash and soak them at least 3 hrs. Take red chilies,turmeric powder,1/2 tsp of cumin seeds and salt in a mixie jaar. make it a coarse paste.just whip the mixie don't grind it too much.
Take a non-stick dosa pan grease it with little bit oil. and make a chapati kind of shape with the paste as shown in the picture,cover it with lid and cook on low flame dont over cook just for 5 minutes on both sides.
Switch off the flame and let it cool down completely,and mash it with your hands.
Now take a frying pan add oil and crackle remaining cumin seeds and mustard seeds,then add curry leaves and hing,add chopped onions and fry them till they look transparent, add pappu mixture to it fry all together for 5 more minutes.
lastly garnish with coriander leaves. pappu fry is ready.


aipi said...

Looks so very delicious.Great pictorials!

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Pushpa said...

Yummy pappu fry,very healthy.

rekhas kitchen said...

Very true it's goes very well with rasam rice healthy recipe mouth watering..

Swathi said...

Delicious lentil fry. Goes well with rice.

Peggy said...

This looks great and delicious!