tomato dal recipe | how to make tomato dal, andhra tomato pappu recipe with step by step photos and video recipe. tomato dal is one the most loved andhra recipe. It is one of the most cooked “pappu” Or dal varieties from andhra cuisine. This dal has a prominent tomato flavor which absolutely goes best with simple rice or even simple matar pulao.
tomato dal recipe | how to make tomato dal, andhra tomato pappu recipe with step by step photos and video recipe. Andhra cuisine and tamil cuisine is generally known for its tangy, hot and spicy taste, the cooking is very diverse due to the vast spread of the people. Well, this andhra style tomato dal is neither hot nor spicy but actually, this is a perfect winter recipe. 😉
Tomato Pappu /tomato dal is an integral dish of every day Andhra vegetarian food. This dish is very simple, earthy and a soulful food. Tur dal or Kandi Pappu with tomato is a winning combination and addition of fresh coriander adds a perfect touch. Pappu in telugu is known as the dal.
The cooking method of this dal may slightly vary. usually, this dal is prepared with tuvar/toor dal aka pigeon pea split. I cooked both dal and tomatoes together until mushy.you can add tomatoes while preparing tadka. most of the time, I hate to have tomato chunks in my dals so I either pressure cook them with lentils or add tomato puree. Fresh grated tomatoes goes best in dal recipes.
well, before I move to the recipe, here are few titbits about tomato dal,
- tangy and little bit spicy
- perfect tiffin box recipe
- easy to make,even bachelors can make it easily
- 20 min recipe
- simple earthy and soulful recipe
- low-fat recipe
- easy to digest
- can have with rice as a one-pot meal
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how to make tomato dal, andhra tomato pappu recipe:
- transfer soaked dal and chopped tomatoes into a pressure cooker.
- add water.
- add turmeric powder.
- pressure cook dal for 4-5 whistles.
- mash cooked dal and keep aside.
- heat oil.
- add mustard and cumin.
- add curry leaves.
- when they crackle, add onion and saute.
- add ginger and green chili.
- add red chili powder and turmeric powder.
- add boiled and mashed dal.
- add salt to your taste.
- add water little bit.
- boil for 7 mins.
- serve hot.
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