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Onam’s Special Recipe 1 - Parippu Curry

Onam’s Special Recipe 1 - Parippu Curry


30 Mins & for 3 People


To grind to a paste:

To temper:

  • 2 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • few nos curry leaves
  • 1 no red chilli
  • 6 nos small onion


  1. Dry roast moong dal till golden or until nice aroma rises. Then transfer it to pressure cooker and pressure cook it along with a pinch of turmeric powder, salt and required water.
  2. Once dal is cooked mash it up once, set aside. Grind the ingredients listed under ‘to grind’ along with little water to a fine paste, set aside.
  3. Now transfer the dal to a pan and let it boil for 2 mins. Then add coconut paste and let it boil for a good 5 mins in low flame. Adjust salt at this stage.
  4. Let it boil once the raw smell of coconut paste leaves, switch off and set aside. Now prepare your tadka – in a tadka pan heat oil add mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chilli let it splutter then add finely sliced small onion and fry till slightly browned.
  5. Now transfer the prepared tadka to the dal, drizzle ghee gives a quick mix.
  6. Serve hot with rice and papadam.

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