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9/14/2011

Dosakaya Paapu / Yellow Cucumber Dal

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Ingredients:-

Tur dal / Kandi Pappu-1 cup
Dosakaya / Yellow Cucumber-1 1/2 cubes
Green chillies-3 to 4 nos (slit lengthwise)
Onions- 1 nos chopped (optional)
Tomato-1 nos chopped (optional)
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to t aste
Water- 2 cups

For Seasoning / Tadka:

Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Cumin sees-1/2 tsp
Garlic cloves-3 to 4 no cut into pieces (optonal)
Red chillies -3  nos de-seed and tear
Hing-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Oil-2 tsp


Method:-

Wash the dosakaya.Peel the skin and remove the seeds,cut into small cubes.
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In a pressure cooker,place dal,cubed dosakaya cbues,onions,tomatoes,green chillies,turmeric powder,and red chilli powder.
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Add 2 cups of water and pressure cook upto 3 to 4 whistles.255
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel,add mustards seeds and as they pop uo,add the cumin seeds ,garlic ,red chillies and curry leaves and hing stir fry for a few second.
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Now add the cooked dal and salt to it  combine well..Cook on slow to medium flame for  a few mt till you get the consistency of your choice.
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Serve with white rice.
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32 comments:

jeyashrisuresh

quite an interesting one. never tried this veggie.

Aarthi

yummy healthy dal...

julie

Healthy combo...n yummy dal !!

Hari Chandana

Perfect and tempting dal.. yummy :)

Suchi

looks healthy and tasty! love the combo :)

Sarah Naveen

love this combination..looks perfect with rice..yumm!!

Pushpa

Love dosakayya for its sourness dal looks super yummy.

Prathima Rao

A delicious & comforting rice...A perfect accompaniment to rice for a hearty meal!!
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Sayantani

love such dals. yummy!

Suja

Tempting dal..real comfort food

Biny Anoop

wow dat sure is delicious...i make it this way....

Sobha Shyam

i haven't tried cucumber dal combo, looks delicious..nice recipe..

Vaishali

I don't often think of cooking with cucumber, except salads and raitas. This is a great idea. The dal looks amazing.

Sensible Vegetarian

Delicious looking Dal, perfect with some hot rice.

aipi

Nice n flavorful it looks!
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Chaitanya

looks very yummy and delicious.....
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Swathi

Delicious comfort dal, Love it.

Vidhya

This is something my mom makes so often at home.Missing her seeing your yummy curry.

Chandrani Banerjee

Lovely healthy yellowish dal..

Kaveri

A simple and delicious dal...perfect with hot white rice and some potato fry

Ganga Sreekanth

very tempting and yummy...

Ameena

I've never had this type of dal before but I haven't met a dal I haven't loved! Thanks for the recipe.

G.Pavani

simple n healthy n delicios dal..

Suneetha's kitchen

perfet one...reminding mom's dal

Uma

This looks so yumm and filling. Your pictures are speaking the steps of the recipe.

Cheers,
Uma

Jay

sounds new n tempting..:)
Tasty Appetite

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover)

must have a lot of rice to go with this dhal, YUM!

Treat and Trick

Delicious and helpful post dear!


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Quay Po Cooks

I love dal, I think they are very healthy. This definitely goes into my to do list. Thanks!

Chitra

Never tried this b4. looks gud

Suchi

gorgeous dal! simple and tasty

mehak kashish

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dosakaya pachadi

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