Parippu Curry

Parippu or Dal curry

Parippu Curry

Parippu or Dal curry

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By Neha Cherian

Published On: 07 Aug 2004

Rating: 3
17 Votes, 12 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Parippu Curry Parippu Curry By Neha Cherian Parippu Curry Published: Parippu or Dal curry 3 stars based on 12 reviews Total time: Yield: 4 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Parippu(Lentils/Dal) : 1 cup
Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
Onion(medium) : 1 no
(diced & divided into half)
Ginger(sliced) : 1 tsp
Cinnamon(Karugapatta) : 1 stick
Curry leaves : 5 : 6 nos
Ghee : 1 tsp
Dried red pepper : As reqd
Thick coconut milk : 1 cup
Salt : As reqd
Lime : As reqd
Directions:
1. Wash the parippu, until the water is clear. 2. Put parippu in pan and cover with water (water should be 1/2 inch above the lentils.) 3. Add turmeric, half the onion, ginger, cinnamon stick and curry leaves. 4. Cover and boil, until water is absorbed. 5. Take off the flame and place in a bowl. 6. Heat ghee in the pan. 7. Fry the remaining onions & dried red pepper. 8. Cook, until pale golden colour. 9. Combine cooked parippu, the mixture & coconut milk. 10. Return to flame and warm through. 11. Add salt and mix well. 12. Finish with a squeeze of lime & stir. 13. :- Serve with rice & curries.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Wash the parippu, until the water is clear.

Step 2

Put parippu in pan and cover with water (water should be 1/2 inch above the lentils.)

Step 3

Add turmeric, half the onion, ginger, cinnamon stick and curry leaves.

Step 4

Cover and boil, until water is absorbed.

Step 5

Take off the flame and place in a bowl.

Step 6

Heat ghee in the pan.

Step 7

Fry the remaining onions & dried red pepper.

Step 8

Cook, until pale golden colour.

Step 9

Combine cooked parippu, the mixture & coconut milk.

Step 10

Return to flame and warm through.

Step 11

Add salt and mix well.

Step 12

Finish with a squeeze of lime & stir.

Step 13

:- Serve with rice & curries.

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Sunny Samuel

Use butter instead of ghee.

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ding dong

soy milk would be better...

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newlywed

umm....I live in a city that does not have indian stores. SOoooo...yes there are states many.. i may add...where there is a LOW indian population and therefore no indian stores to buy ghee.

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princy

I was very good.thank u

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Manju

I think you can substitute water for the coconut milk.

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tibs

So you dont get ghee but Palm Oil is Available , Ghee is also available in some American grocery store

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NA

it turned out horrible

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Roshni

you don`t get Ghee in USA? which part of US are u in? Coz every state seems to have at least a couple of indian stores and every store has ghee ma`am.. This is real good recipe!

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Shakkeela

What about using Palm oil instead of Ghee? I really don`t have Ghee in USA.. Thats why asking.. Please respond....

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Arathi

Its really delicious!!!!

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Reshma

Ohh... Its really nice recipe... Thanks a lot...

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J. Menon

a bit apprehensive abt the use of thick coconut milk. will low-fat milk be a good substitute?

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