Thursday, February 9, 2012

Parippu Curry

Parippu curry is one the basic dishes served at a Kerala Sadya. When anybody refers to a naadan sadya, they always say - Parippu, Pappadam, Payasam...

Parippu is served at the beginning of the sadya along with ghee & hot rice.

Enjoy the naadan ruchi with this simple & easy to prepare delicacy!!!


3/4 cup moong dal
1/4 cup grated coconut
1 tsp jeera
2-3 green chillies
1 tbsp coconut oil
a handful of curry leaves
salt to taste
1 tsp ghee
a pinch of turmeric powder


Wash & dry the moong dal thoroughly. Roast the dal in 1tsp of ghee till its a light golden.

Transfer the roasted dal to a pressure cooker, add turmeric, 2 cups water & pressure cook till you hear 3-4 whistles.

Meanwhile grind together coconut, jeera & greenchillies to a smooth paste.

When the dal is cooked, add the ground coconut paste, salt & cook on medium heat till it begins to boil.

Turn off the heat & garnish with coconut oil & curry leaves.

Serve with hot rice, ghee & pappadam.


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