Parippu curry is a gravy in which moong dal is cooked and slow boiled with coconut- masala which s followed by tadka.This is such a simple,flavorful, mildly spiced curry and takes a great place in onam sadya recipes. Since this curry is made with moong dal its taste is unbeatable. If you wish to indulge this is warming curry do make it as it won't take more than half an hour to make it.
Preparation time; 5 mins
cooking time: under 30 mins
Recipe cuisine: south Indian
Recipe Category: gravy
- pasi paruppu / moong dal- 1\3 cup
- turmeric powder-1\2 tsp
- salt- to taste
- Coconut pieces- 1\2 cup
- green chilly -2
- jeera -1 tsp
- Coconut oil- 2 tsp
- mustard seeds- 1\2 tsp
- shallots- 4, chopped
- Red chilly -1
- curry leaves- few
1. Grind the ingredients given under " to grind " to a paste with little water ( not so fine nor so coarse).
2.Dry roast the dal for few minutes and cook it with turmeric powder till done. ( you can either pressure cook or cook in open vessel.)
3.When cooked mashed it well and add the ground paste.Dilute it with some water.Add in salt and little turmeric powder.
4.When the raw smell of masala vanishes and the curry is about too thick switch off.
5.Temper with the ingredients given and add to it.
Serve for hot steamed rice with some spicy side dish.
1.If using pressure cooker to cook dal just use it for 1-2 whistle as this moong dal get cooked soon.But I prefer open vessel only.