Tomato Pappu

Description

Tomato Pappu is a very mild Dal variety made with Toor dal, tomatoes ,red chillies and onion. Tomato dominates this recipe and hence it is named as Tomato Pappu.This is great to be had with white rice and any spicy side dish.Ideal dal variety for Kids and people who dont like spicy food.
Ingredients
1 T Mustard, fenugreek and cumin seeds
½ tsp Hing
4 Dry red chillies[adjust as per preference]
1 no Onion[medium sized finely chopped]
3 no Tomato[big and juicy]
1 T Karuvadagam[optional]
Few curry leaves
Corriander leaves for garnishing
Salt and oil as per need
1 tbsp Ghee[optional]
pinch Turmeric powder
1 cup Toor dal

Instructions

1.Take a pressure cooker, wash the dal and add washed chopped tomatoes  to the dal with a pinch of turmeric powder and pressure cooker it and keep it aside.

2.Take a pan add oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and fenugreek.

3.Once when mustard splutters , add karuvadagam[optional] hing, red chillies, onion and saute well.

4. Now take the pressure cook and mix the dal and tomato well and add the dal to the pan .Add salt and ghee and a little water and allow the content to boil well.

Garnish with corriander leaves.

Tomato Pappu is ready to be served.

Notes

1.Since we are using red chillies, there is no need for any sambaar powder or chilly powder.

2.This recipe has more tomatoes than onion hence gives a nice tangy flavour, so there is no need for tamarind.

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