Tuesday, April 20, 2010
CUCUMBER DAAL(Dosakaya Pappu)
Cucumber pieces(small)-2 cups
Tomato 3 to 4 nos diced Or Tamarind paste2 to 3 spoons
Dosakaya pappu,will be tasty if proper amount of Tamarind paste ot Tomatoes are used.
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Jeera half spoon
Red chillies 2 nos(made into slits)
Green chillies 4 to5 nos as per choice
Haldi a pinch
Garlic or Hing optional
Oil 2 spoons
First season it,place a small kadai on the stove,add Oil to it. After it gets heated add Mustard seeds,Jeera,Red chillie slits saute well.Then add Green chillie slits,Curry leaves and Garlic or hing.
Lastly add Cucumber slits,and immediately add water,to the same kadai for cooking Daal .The ratio of Daal and Water should be 1: 2 1/2 to 3.
Transfer in to a Pressure cooker and Pressure cook till 3 to 4 whistles till done.Let it cool,and transfer to a Serving Bowl.