Jan 23, 2012

Munakkaya Pappu (Drumstick dall)

Again I am here with blogging marathon 12 th edition group 2. This time I have chosen delicious dalls as my theme for seven days. Munakkaya pappu(drumstick dall) I got this recipe from my amma(mother). This is a good combination with rice and dosa and even with chapathi. Here I go with the recipe.
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INGREDIENTS:--
Tour dal --- 1 cup
Chana dal (split chick peas) -- 1/4 cup
Drumstick -- 2 cut in to 2 inch pieces
Onion -- cut in to big pieces
Tomato -- 1 big cut in to big pieces
Green chillies -- 2 slit
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder -- 1/2 tea sp
Turmeric powder -- 1/2 tea sp
Tamarind -- golf ball size ball soak in warm water
Jaggery -- a small piece or 1 tab sp grated
Oil --- 1 tab sp
Mustard seeds -- 1/2 tea sp
Cumin seeds -- 1/2 tea sp
Dry red chillies -- 2 broken
Curry leaves -- 1 spring
Asafoetida --- 1/4 tea sp
For Masala:---
Chana dal -- 1 tea sp
Urad dal --- 1 tea sp
Coriander seeds -- 1&1/2 tea sp
Cumin seeds -- 1 tea sp
Mustard seeds -- 1/4 tea sp
Fenugreek seeds -- 5 seeds
Black pepper seeds -- 1 tea sp
Dry red chillies -- 5 or according to your taste
Asafoetida --- 1/4 tea sp
METHOD:---
1.Mix both tour and chana dal wash and soak in 2 cups of water for 1/2 hour.
2. Fry all masala ingredients except asafoetida one by one till they turn in to light golden and starts giving a nice aroma.
3.Add asafoetida and set a side to cool then grind in to fine powder,set a side.
4.extract thick pulp from soaked tamarind and set a side.
5Now start cooking dall when dall fully cooked add drumstick pieces (we are not going to mash this dall so keep on cooking by adding all other ingredients one by one)
6. When drumstick pieces are half cooked add tamarind pulp, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt to taste. Hear If need you can add 1/2 cup water and keep on stirring but gently, take care that drunstick pieces should not break.
7. Cook for 5 more minutes then add onion and tomato pieces, slit green chillies give a good stir and cook for 5 minutes.
8. Now add curry leaves, ground masala, jaggery mix well cook for 2 minutes.
9.Heat oil add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dry red chillies, asafoetida and add this tadka to munakkaya pappu(drumstick dall).
Serve with hot steamed rice, Ghee and pappad.
This is my first entry for Blogging Marathon 12 th edition group 2 lets check the Marathon page.

32 comments:

Srivalli said...

Oh my that many ingredients, such a simple comfort food!

rajani said...

Nice, simple and great with rice recipe!

Aarthi said...

I love this one a lot..Totally Yummy..

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Usha said...

Interesting! I add munakkaya in my pappu chaaru (sambar) but never to dal. I am sure it tested wonderful!

Torviewtoronto said...

always a delicious combination looks wonderful

kitchen queen said...

yummy and finger licking dal

Harini said...

very new! sounds very interesting!

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Looks so mouthwatering and yummy. Nice recipe. Never tried this before. YUM!

sushma said...

Different from other dal's

Priya said...

FIngerlicking,super comforting pappu..

Pavani said...

Pappu with drumstick is new to me.. Looks delicious. Will try soon.

revathi said...

Wonderful healthy and flavourful dhal..:))
Reva

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Delicious and flavorful dhal....

Smitha said...

comforting and delicous! love drumsticks!

Athisaya Divya said...

Great to run the marathon with you. Dal looks so delicious with the drumsticks..

Uma said...

Nice combo. We also often make it.I love it simply.

Gayathri Kumar said...

Looks so inviting. Can you please link it to my WTML event?

A Kamalika Krishmy said...

Mom makes this at home often... I like it with hot rasam rice..

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

yummy daal... love it!

Mélange said...

Absolutely delicious one Rekha.

vaishali sabnani said...

lot of flavors....looks grt too....

Radhika said...

Dal looks so scrumptious. I usually make sambar but never in a dal before. thanks for sharing the recipe.

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Hemavathi Murari said...

Nice pappu, we always make sambar. New version.

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The Pumpkin Farm said...

nice and comforting

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Looks delicious best for hot rice yummy!!

vidhas said...

New recipe to me. We add drumstick to sambhar , sounds yum.

veena krishnakumar said...

One more dal, that I did not know off. Looks great

Suma Gandlur said...

Never prepared pappu with the spice masala or drumsticks. Looks yummy though.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Lovely dhal recipe! I miss fresh drumstick from back home!

Kalyani said...

wow :) totally adore this !


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PJ said...

In spite of the long list of ingredients am sure this dish is easy to prepare and is defiantely yum...

Anu said...

i never know that we can even do papu with drumsticks..nice idea..will try this