Parupu curry /Dal curry is a Kerala delicacy served mainly during the Onam Sadhya .During the Onam festival they serve a huge spread of Vegetarian food in a big plaintain/Banana Leaf and it comprises of Currry ,Thorans,Chips,Pachadi.Rasam,Payasma and Many more.Parupu curry is mainy used in that menu .Is is served along with Ghee .
As my native is also near Kerala Parupu Curry is one staple food in my home. Usually it is served along with all Vegetarian food in Weddings and other functions .
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Parupu curry Recipe
Recipe Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category :Kuzhambu /curry
Prep Time: 10 mins |Cook Time :25 mins |Serves:3 |Author :Sharmila
Toor dal – ½ cup
Tomato – 1
Green chilli – 4
Garlic – 6 pods
Salt as needed
Tamarind a gooseberry sized
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Hing a generous pinch
Coconut – ¼ cup
Cumin/Jeera Seeds – 2 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Dry Red chilli – 2
Curry Leaves – 1 spring
1. In a pressure Cooker add in Toor Dal ,Green Chilli ,Garlic Pods, Tomato ,Onion and Hing and Pressure cook for about 6 whistles or till the Dal will be cooked.. In a blender add in the Coconut and Cumin seeds and Blend it to for a coarse mixture.
- Tastes good when coconut oil is used for this recipe.
- Usually parupu curry is had by mixing with ghee.