Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe

Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe is essentially yellow moong dal, made Telugu style. MAAde slightly tangy with the addition of tamarind and burst with flavour from the tadka added to it. Try this quick recipe for your weekday lunch.

Anusha Mallajosyula
Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe
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Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe is a simple comfort food, made using yellow moong dal. The addition of tamarind and a lovely tadka over it, packs it with all the flavours. 

Pesara Pappu Pulusu  is high in protein and potassium and contains negligible amount of cholesterol.

Serve it along with some steamed rice and a dollop of ghee for a quick weekday lunch. 

Serve Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe with Steamed RiceAndhra Gongura PachadiKakarakaya Vepudu RecipeAndhra Style Nalla Karam Podi Recipe.

If you like this recipe, try more recipes like

  1. Mamida Pandu Pulusu (Mango Curry) Recipe
  2. Andhra Style Chama Dumpa Pulusu Recipe
  3. Andhra Style Chilakada Dumpa Pulusu Recipe

Cuisine: Andhra
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
  • Water , as needed
  • 2 tablespoons Tamarind Paste , (adjust)
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 Green Chilli , slit
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) seeds
  • 1 Dry red chilli
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 pinch Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe

  1. To begin making Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe, pressure cook moong dal with a cup of water till cooked, for about 2 whistles.

  2. Once the pressure releases, mash the dal with a potato masher, add salt and turmeric and a cup of water. Keep aside. 

  3. In a heavy bottomed pan, heat some oil add in chopped tomatoes, curry leaves and green chillies and saute for two minutes. Once the tomatoes are mushy, add the dal to this mixture. 

  4. Stir until all the ingredients combine. Add tamarind puree and mix well. Cover the pan and simmer for about 5 minutes.

  5. In a tadka pan, heat oil on low flame, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and red chilli. When the seeds start to splutter turn off heart, add hing and pour this tempering to the dal mixture. 

  6. Serve Pesara Pappu Pulusu Recipe with Steamed RiceAndhra Gongura PachadiKakarakaya Vepudu RecipeAndhra Style Nalla Karam Podi Recipe.

Anusha Mallajosyula

Last Modified On Wednesday, 05 December 2018 15:52
     
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