Drumsticks-10 nos (Frozen Packet)(drumsticks cook it in pressure cooker for 2 whistle)
Toor dal-1 cup
Onions-small size ( cut into thinly sliced)
Shallots-6 to 7 nos (just peel off the skin)
Tamarind- small lemon size ball
Jaggery- small piece
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Tadka / Talimpu:
Red chillies-1 nos
Green chillies-4 nos
Cumin Seeds-1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Hing powder -1/2 tsp
In a pressure cooker,wash dal and drum sticks in a separate bowl boil it with water or 3 whistles.
When the pressure is cooled,mash dal with masher.
Mean while add little water to tamarind,microwave it for 30 sec's and extract the juice.
In a pan ,heat a oil,add cumin seeds,mustard seeds as they splutters ,add green chillies ,red chillies,hing and curry leaves fry 2 minutes.
Add sliced onions and shallots,turmeric powder saute to soft.Add tomatoes cook till it mushy and now add the cooked drumsticks fry for mins.
Add the cooked and mashed toordal,tamarind juice ,salt and jaggery pieces.
Add a glass of water.Mix and bring to a boil on high heat.Reduce the heat to medium -low and let simmer the whole thing for about 10 minutes .Just before turning off the heat,sprinkle some finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves.
Let the pappu chaaru sit covered for at least 10 minutes and then serve warm with rice.