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Dhal Curry (Payatham Paruppu Kulambu)

Dhal Curry (PayathamParuppuKulambu)

Serving Size: 4

1/2 cup whole green gram (payathamparuppu)
1 cup finely chopped shallots
1 tomato chopped
1/4 cup tamarind juice
6 green chillies
3 cloves garlic
1tsp cumin seeds
a pinch hing powder
1/4 cup grated tender coconut
1/2tsp mustard
few sprig curry leaves
salt to taste

Preparation Methods:
Make a fine paste by grinding the coconut with cumin seeds and keep aside. Then add some oil to pressure cooker-add dhal, chopped tomato, small onions, hing powder turmeric powder, garlic, green chili and add 2 cup of water. and cook for 5 whistle. Wait for the pressure to be released.Then add the grinder paste and boil well till raw smell are removed followed by the tamarind juice bring to boil. In a small skillet splutter mustard seeds,dried chillies,and curry leaves till crisp. Pour the mixture over and give a good mix. Remove and serve with steaming rice.