Thursday 16 April 2020

Thalichha Paruppu/Paruppu Kadaiyal/Simple Dal for Neivedhyam & Pooja Days/Dal Tadka South Indian Style [No Onion No Garlic Recipe]

Thalichha Paruppu/Paruppu Kadaiyal is one of the most comforting and divine food in the Indian Cuisine. This Thalichha Paruppu is a hassle free and easiest recipe that anyone can make. Usually this thalichha paruppu is made in almost all the South Indian homes on Pooja days and offered to god along with other delightful recipes. In South Indian marriages, paruppu kadaiyal/Thalicha Paruppu is served along with ghee, before serving sambar. You can make this thalichha paruppu in a jiffy. So when you are pressed on time, but still want to make something healthy and delicious then this simple dal is the right thing to make. Do try out this simple, yet delectable Thalichha Paruppu and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Sambars/Dals/Kootus/kuzhambu/Kurmavarieties here.

Here’s how to make Thalichha Paruppu with step by step photos…
Thoor Dal/Thuvar Dal/Thuvaram Paruppu
½ cup
Turmeric Powder/Manjal Thool
½ tsp
¼ tsp
1 ½ cups
¼ tsp
 As needed

For Tempering
Ghee/Gingelly Oil
2 tsp
Mustard Seeds/Kadugu
½ tsp
Cumin Seeds/Jeeragam
½ tsp
Dry Red Chillies
Curry Leaves/Karuvepillai
Preparation Time: Less than 5 min             Recipe Category: Main Course, Lunch
Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes                        Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu, South India
Author: Priya Anandakumar

Wash and soak the thoordal/thuvaram paruppu/thur dal for about 15 mins.

Add washed thuvaram paruppu/thur dal to the pressure cooker along with 1 ½ cups of water.

Add turmeric powder, ¼ tsp of oil, asafoetida/perungayam to the pressure cooker.
Pressure cook for 3 whistles and switch off the stove.

Wait for the steam to release all by itself, then open the lid and mash the dal with masher or mathu.

Add little water, required salt mix and keep the dal aside.

Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add cumin seeds, dry red chillies, curry leaves and fry until curry leaves trun crispy and switch off the stove.

Transfer the tempering to the dal and mix well.

Yes, delicious, tasty and healthy Thalicha Paruppu is ready to be enjoyed or for neivedhyam. Serve hot with rice along with drizzle of ghee.

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