Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Avakaya Pappu


INGREDIENTS

1 cup toor dal
2 tbs avakaya ( mango pickle)
pinch of turmuric
cilantro
salt

FOR TADKA

2 tbs oil
1 tsp cumin seeds and musturd seeds
3 tbs chopped onion
3 garlic cloves chopped
curry leaves


METHOD

Wash toor dal and preassure cook along with a pinch of turmuric until
soft
.
Once dal is cooked completely add avakaya and mash with back of spoon
or with dal masher
.
Heat oil in a pan for tadka , add cumin seeds ,musturd seeds , curry leaves ,garlic
and onion ,sautee until onion is light brown , pour this tadka over mashed dal
.
Adjust salt
.
Done serve hot with hot rice and papad

18 comments:

sra said...

Sagari, how unusual. Usually we mix muddapappu and pachadi and eat it - this is a nice variation!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Awesome and appetizing pics. Did you cook avakaya before adding to the dal?

Sagari said...

kitchen flavours --I did not cook avakaya

Usha said...

Sounds intriguing, what is avakaya..would you know an alternate name for it...

Sharmi said...

hey this is a very nice idea when you don,t have veggies in your fridge. tepmting pics:)

Sagari said...

Usha-- Avakaya means south indian MANGO PICKLE

Divya Vikram said...

Looks tangy and delicious..

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

did u put mix avakai pickle with thur dhal? that's so creative.. good one.

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Andhra Flavors said...

wow sagari, eppudo ma friend intlo tinnaanu. but nenu tamarind juice kudaa kalapali anukunaanu. thanks for sharing. will try soon.

G.Pavani said...

sagari,,u made me hungry by posting this recipe...its my favt one...now here it is lunch time...u made me more hungry

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n33ma said...

ohhhh this is very nice.Pickled Curry:)looks delicious with the rice and papad.

Gita's Kitchen said...

Wow dhal with avakaya, sounds so yummy, I should try this one :)

Curry Leaf said...

Lovely and tangy.I have heard of avakkaya gravy and recipe is first time.Does it work for other pickles?I am curious

Sukanya said...

Amazing recipe Sagari.Awesome

AnuSriram said...

Nice idea! Easy to make.. and i bet its tasty too..