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Tomato Pappu 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.



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Author Vahchef Servings 2 persons
Published September 18, 2007 Cooking Time (mins) 30
Main Ingredient 131 Preparation Time 15 mins

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Tomato Pappu 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.

Recipe of Tomato Pappu

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Curry Leaves  12 Numbers
Cumin seeds  1 Teaspoons
Garlic (crushed)flakes  8 Numbers
Green Chillies (slit into half & seeded)  4 Numbers
Onions (finely chopped)  90 Grams
Clarified Butter  1/4 Cup
Toor daal  1 Cup
Mustard seeds  3/4 Teaspoons
Salt   To Taste
Red Chilli Powder  1 Teaspoons
whole Red Chillies  4 Numbers
Tomatoes (chopped)  500 Grams
Turmeric powder  1 Teaspoons

Directions
  1. Put daal in a pan and cook
  2. Add oil add garlic, onion, add tomatoes, turmeric, red chilli powder and green chillies. Cook all the ingredients scum, reduce to low heat, simmer, stirring at regular intervals, add mashed lentil . Continue to simmer.
  3. To prepare the tempering, heat ghee in frying pan, add mustard and cumin seeds, stir on medium heat until they begin to pop, add garlic and stir -fry until golden brown.
  4. Then add red chillies and curry leaves, stir until the chillies becomes bright red, and pour over the simmering daal. Remove and adjust seasoning.
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