Monday, March 6, 2017

Dosakkaya Pappu | தோசைக்காய் பருப்பு | Yellow Cucumber Dal

Check out more masiyal recipes which I have posted earlier :-Dosakkaya Pappu , Horsegram-Kollu Masiyal , Val-dal Mochai Masiyal , Gongura Pappu, Keerai Masiyal , Methi Dal- Vendhaya Keerai Masiyal , Greengram-Pasiparuppu Masiyal 

Ingredients :-
 Dosakkaya (small size)    1  
 Toor dal ½ cup
 Turmeric powder   ¼ tsp 
 Sambar powder    1 tsp  
 Tamarind   small gooseberry size
 Green Chillies  4 
 Red chilli    1
 Hing   generous pinch
 Mustard  ¼ tsp
 Urad dal 1 tsp 
 Channa dal  1 tsp
 Curry leaves   few
 Oil 1 tsp
 Salt to taste

Method :-

1). Soak the tamarind in water for 10 minutes and extract the juice discarding the pulp. Let it be thick, keep aside. Cook toor dal with turmeric powder(
¼ tsp) and castor oil(¼ tsp), keep aside. Peel the skin and de-seed the cucumber, chop into chunks and keep aside.
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2). In a 2 liter pressure cooker, add 2 tbsp water along with a tsp of cooking oil. Then start layering, firstly add onions, green chillies, chopped dosakaya, cooked dal, tamarind extract, turmeric powder, sambar powder and salt. Close the lid and cook on high for a whistle, it will take around 6 minutes. Switch off !
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3). Release the pressure and combine everything together. Dosakaya will be cooked properly but will hold its shape. Do the seasoning with mustard, urad dal, channa dal, curry leaves, red chilli and hing, top it on Dosakaya Pappu.. Done !!
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Serve with steamed rice, dollop of ghee and poriyal.

Check out more dosakkai recipes which I have posted earlier :- Dosakkai Poriyal 
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