Aratikaya Pesarapappu

aratikaya pesarapappu Aratikaya Pesarapappu


Aratikaya/ hara kela 1
pesarapappu/ moong dal 1/2 cup
green chillies 3-4
salt to taste
oil 1tbsp


Mustard seeds 1tsp
jeera 1/2 tsp
broken red chillies 2

Method of preparation:

Peel and chop kela into small cubes, then put them into a bowl half full of water.
Wash and add moong dal into the above bowl and microwave it for 8-10min.
You can even cook them in a pressure cooker.

In a pan, add oil.
When its hot add all above talimpu ingredients along with finely chopped green chillies.
Now drain and add the cooked dal and kela cubes into the pan with suff. salt.
Cook for 4-8min stirring continuously until most of the moisture is gone.
Serve hot with rice and ghee.

Notes: Make sure dal is not overcooked else the whole taste changes. Add lemon juice/ tamarind extract for extra taste.


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