Cucumber pieces..chopped -2 cups
Tomato ..4 nos diced
 Tamarind paste.. 3 table spoons
Salt..To taste

Dosakaya pappu, will be tasty  if proper amount of Tamarind paste ot Tomatoes are   used..For tangy touch.

 For Seasoning:

Mustard seeds ..1 tsp
Jeera ..1/2 spoon
Red chillies ..3 nos(made into slits)
Green chillies ..4 to5 nos as per choice
Curry leaves..chop
Turmeric..1/4 tsp
Garlic ..Nice taste..or
Hing optional
Oil ..2 table spoons


  • First season 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.
  • Keep aside a tsp of fried seasoning to garnish the dal in the end.
  • Lastly add Cucumber slits,and immediately add  water,to the same  kadai for cooking Daal .
  • The ratio of Dal n Water should be 1:2 1/2.. I prefer in my cooking
  • 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.
  • Garnish with the seasoning keep aside.


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