Parippu Curry

Parippu or Dal curry

Category : Vegetarian, Curries
20 min
Recipe by Neha Cherian
12 Reviews | Write a Review
  • Parippu Curry

Parippu Curry

Parippu or Dal curry

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Serves :
4 Adult(s)
Parippu Curry


Parippu(Lentils/Dal) - 1 cup
(diced & divided into half)
Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 1 stick
Dried red pepper - As reqd
Thick coconut milk - 1 cup
Lime - As reqd


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.
Sunny Samuel

Use butter instead of ghee.

ding dong

soy milk would be better...


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.


I was very good.thank u


I think you can substitute water for the coconut milk.


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


it turned out horrible


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!


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


Its really delicious!!!!


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

J. Menon

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

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