Chana dal - 1 rice cup (wash well)
Water - 2 rice cup
Salt - 1 tsp
Cook these altogether in pressure cooker for 2 whistles. By the time it cooks proceed for chopping veggies.
Onion - 1 (chopped)
Courgettes - 8 (sliced n cut in half)
Oil - 5 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp*
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp*
Red chillies - 3 (broken)*
Garlic - 5 (smashed lightly)*
Green chillies - 4 (slit)*
Curry leaves - 1-2 sprig (torn)*
Hing - pinch*
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp*
Chilli powder - 1 tsp (or 1/2 tsp as per your taste)
Masala Powder - 1 tsp (refer kodi kura)
Salt to taste (remember we already added salt while cooking chana dal)
Coriander leaves - handful (chopped)
Heat Oil in a deep flat nonstick pan, do seasoning*, once done add chopped onions, mix well n cook on medium - low until golden color. add courgette pieces mix well, cover n cook for 10 mins. add chilli powder, masala powder n salt to taste n cover for 1 min. mix well n add chana dal with out water along with chopped coriander mix well n cover n cook for 5 mins. Switch off.
Serve with Rice, Ghee n Yoghurt. Goes well with Roti too.
U can use cooked dal water for making roti dough.
Senaga Pappu = Chana Dal
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