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Recipe: Pesaru Pappu (Thick Indian Lentil Dish)

This dish is made of lentils. Its the consistency of mashed potatoes but with an Indian twist. Serve with rice.

Pesaru Pappu (Thick Indian Lentil Dish) Ingredients

  • 1? cups water

  • cup red lentils (masoor dal)

  • cup yellow split peas (moong dal)

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 2 dried red chile peppers

  • 2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)

  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds

  • 1 onion, diced

How to Make Pesaru Pappu (Thick Indian Lentil Dish)

  1. Combine water, red lentils, yellow split peas, salt, garlic, ginger, and red chile peppers in a pressure cooker. Close cooker, bring to high pressure according to manufacturers instructions, and cook until split peas are tender and dal is thick, 6 to 10 minutes.

  2. Remove cooker from heat and release pressure through natural release method according to manufacturers instructions.

  3. Heat ghee in a skillet over medium heat. Add mustard seeds; cook until they pop, 30 seconds to 1 minutes. Add onion; cook and stir until golden, 8 to 10 minutes.

  4. Pour onion mixture over dal; stir to combine.

Pesaru Pappu (Thick Indian Lentil Dish) Nutritions

  • Calories: 169.4 calories

  • Carbohydrate: 20.5 g

  • Cholesterol: 16.4 mg

  • Fat: 7.1 g

  • Fiber: 6.1 g

  • Protein: 7.1 g

  • SaturatedFat: 4 g

  • ServingSize:

  • Sodium: 590.5 mg

  • Sugar: 3.7 g

  • TransFat:

  • UnsaturatedFat:

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