Posted September 24th, 2007 by Lakshmi Pamidimukkala



Toor dal - 2 cups
Cucumber - 1 no
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Chana dal - 1 tsp
Redchillies - 2 nos
Greenchillies - 2 nos
Salt - 2 tsp
Tamarind puree - 1 /2 tbsp
Redchilli powder - 1tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch of it
Water - 3-4 cups
Asfoetida - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1/2 tbsp


Peel off cucumber and cut it into pieces as per desire. Wash the dal and add cucumber pieces and add 3 - 4 cups of water along with greenchillies and cook in a cooker .

Heat oil in a pan and put popu or tadka . ie .. Add mustard seeds to hot oil and once they pop up add urad dal and chana dal and fry to golden red and then add red chillies and asfoetida fry till they are well fried .

Then add the cooked dal to it and add salt , turmeric , red chilly powder , tamarind puree .

Mix well in order that the tadka fully mixes with the dal and serve hot with rice or chapathi.

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