Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Yellow Cucumber Dal / Dosakaya Pappu


Yellow Cucumber is very commonly cooked  in Andhra Pradesh as Dal, Pickle .  It is very commonly available there. When I saw this here in SA, immedialtely bought it and made this Dal. Mouthwatering recipe.  


1 Medium sized Yellow Cucumber
1 cup Yellow Lentils / Tuar Dal
3 cups Water
1 tsp Salt
1/2 Turmeric

To Temper

2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp Bengal Gram / Channa Dal
1/2 tsp Black Gram / Urad Dal
1/2 tsp Cumin / Jeera
1/2 tsp Mustard / Sarson
2 green chillies
15 curry leaves
  1. Take a medium sized Yellow Cucumber , peel the skin and cut it to small pieces. Don't remove seeds.
  2. Add this along with seeds to Tuar Dal and 3 cups of water and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
  3. Heat a pan with oil and add all other tempering items fry till they turn light brown. Add Dal, Salt , Turmeric, one more cup water and cook for 5 mins. 
  4. Eat with Rice or Roti.

1 comment:

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