Andhra Tomato Pappu....
Tonight's Dinner special with Dosa.
Andhra Tomato Pappu : A simple authentic recipe from interior andhra pradesh not of our brahmins. But a cusine that goes very well with steamed rice, roti, chappati, etc.
Pressure cook 1 cup of Tur dhal, strain water, mash it and keep aside. In a kadai, add oil, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, crushed garlic pods (5-6 nos), 2 slitted green chillies, 3 red chillies, and sliced onion one by one and saute until golden brown. Add tomato and mashed dhal, mix well, sprinkle turmeric powder, salt and mix well. Add 1 cup of strained dhal water, add curry leaves, mix well and keep in medium flamed covered with lid for next 3 - 4 minutes. Once cooked remove, garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot. Your special Andhra Tomato Pappu is ready. A very easy, simple and tasty recipe.