Parippu curry is a traditional dish of Kerala which is also a part of Onam sadhya. The Kerala style parippu curry tastes delicious with hot red rice and pappadams topped with ghee.
Prep time : 5 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes
Total time : 20 minutes
Servings : 4
Category : Main course
Cuisine : South Indian, Kerala
1 Cup Cheruparippu-Moong dal (split yellow variety)
Salt to taste
1/4 Grated coconut
0.5 Teaspoon cumin seeds (Jeeragam)
3 Green chillies
0.5 Teaspoon turmeric powder
1 Medium chopped onion
0.5 Cup tomato
2 Green chillies finely chopped
0.5 Teaspoon mustard seeds
2 Dried red chilli
Few curry leaves
1 Tablespoon coconut oil
Grind grated coconut, green chilli, garlic cloves, shallots, cumin seeds and turmeric powder to a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
- Wash and pressure cook dal with enough water adding salt. Cook for 2-4 whistles until done and Mash it well.
- In a pan heat coconut oil and add mustard seeds, when it splutters add dried red chillies, curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds.
- Then, add finely chopped onion, chopped green chillies and tomatoes. Cook until tomatoes are soft.
(Add salt if needed)
- Now add the ground coconut paste with little bit of water . Mix well and add the cooked dal. Cook for another 5-6 minutes.
Enjoy with hot rice topped with ghee.