Thursday, May 30, 2013

Pappu Chaaru

Hai friends how r u guys.These days i was busy with parties and gatherings and also my little one birthday preparations.Today i got little time to post the recipe so i came with the recipe "Pappu Chaaru".This is one of best and favourite recipe in andhra.Everybody love this recipe.I really love this with steamed rice and papad.With this rice potato fry is best side dish.We all love this combination.Ok lets go to the recipe


Toor dal-1 cup
Drumsticks-1 cup
Green chillies-5
curry leaves few
Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
sambar powder-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Tamarind -lemon size
Turmeric little pinch
mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Oil-2 tsp
Dry red chillies few


First clean well the dal with water and drain the water.
To this add the required amount of water and cover it pressure cook until 5 whistles.

When the pressure goes down slowly open the cap and whisk the dal with the whisker.
Keep it aside.

Soak the tamarind with the hot water and take out the tamarind pulp and keep it aside.


Place the deep bottomed pan and heat it.
 To this add the required amount of oil and add the mustard seeds and make it pop.

When it starts to po add the jeera,dry red chillies,green chillies and curry leaves.

Add the shallots and fry til it turns to light brown.
Add the drum sticks  chopped tomatoes and turmeric mix it well then cover it  cook for 5 minutes.

Later add the gingergarlic paste and mix it well cook  until the raw smell goes.

To this add the toor dal,tamarind juice,sambar podi and salt cover it and cook for 5 minutes.

Finally add the chopped coriander.
Serve hot with the steamed rice,curry and papad.