Category: Dal
Rating: 4.06
Servings: 1


1/2 cup tur gram; (toor or toovar dal)
1/2 large lemon
1 pinch turmeric
1 large piece of ginger
2 green chillies
1 stem curry leaves
1 tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon peeled broken black gram dal; (urad dal)
1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds
1 red chilli
1 pinch asafoetida
1 salt; to taste

Directions: How to Cook Lemon Dal (Nimmakai Pappu)

1. Extract lemon juice.

2. Peel the ginger and chop finely. Chop the green chillies finely. Clean and pluck curry leaves.

3. Boil the tur gram well.

4. Add salt and turmeric and cook. Remove when thick. Add lemon juice, green chillies, curry leaves and ginger.

5. Break red chillie into pieces. Fry black gram, mustard seeds, red chilli and asafoetida. Add to dal as seasoning.

Recipe by: Delicious Recipes From Andhra by Karuna

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Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:

parvathi writes:

Thanks for helping with the pappu, turned out very good..


Posted on 17 Nov 2009, 15:11 ET

Rence writes:

if you add little bit of grated lemon peel, it give very ood flavour of lemon

Posted on 11 Sep 2010, 10:31 ET

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