Parippu Curry | Onam Feast Recipes

Ingredients :

Split Moong Dal : 1/2 cup
Turmeric Powder : 1/8 tsp
Water : 2 cups
Salt to taste

Fresh Coconut : 1/4 to 1/2 cup
Small Onion : 1
Green Chillies : 3 - 4
Cumin Seeds : 1/2 tsp

For Tempering :

Coconut Oil : 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/4 tsp
Finely Chopped Onion : 1 tbsp
Dried Red Chillies : 2

Method :

Dry roast the moong dal until light golden color. Pressure cook the moong dal with turmeric and 2 cups of water for 3 whistles. Meanwhile, grind the coconut, cumin seeds, green chillies and some water into a smooth paste and set aside. Mash the cooked moong dal to make a smooth paste and add the ground coconut mixture and salt. mix well and let it cook for 5 minutes. Heat oil for seasoning and add the mustard seeds and let them splutter. Now add the curry leaves, finely chopped onion and red chillies and fry until brown color. Switch off the flame and add this seasoning to the dal mixture and mix well. Serve hot with steamed rice and a dash of ghee.

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