Monday, June 22, 2009

Pesara Kattu


We need:

Pesara pappu 1cup
Onion 1 small
Green chillies 3
Red chilli powder 1/2 sp
Haldi less than 1/4 sp
Garlic cloves 2
Cilantro 1/4 cup
Cumin 1 sp
Water 2 1/2 cups
Salt to taste.


For Tempering:

Mustard seeds 1/4 sp
Cumin seeds 1/4 sp
Red chilli 1
Udad dal 1/4 sp
Curry leaves 6

Method:

Boil pesara pappu and mash it with spatulla.
Now add water, salt, onion and chillies which r cut lengthwise, chilli powder and haldi.
Now grind garlic and cumin a mixer and add to the dal. Bring it to boil.
Now add oil to pan for tempering and add cumin, mustard, red chilli, udad dal and curry leaf .
Add it to the dal. Serve with rice or roti.
This dal serves upto 4 people.

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