Monday, October 20, 2008

Turnip N Lemon Pappu

Turnip is a root vegetable, they r rich in fibre, vitamin C n turnips r vital source of vitamins..here we get very easily these turnips, so tried it out as turnip pappu .. it came out very well, Kids will love for the sure as it wasnt too much spicy, goes well with rice dishes as well as idilies n dosais..


1 cup Turnip pieces
3/4 cup Toor dal
1 no Onion chopped
1 no Tomato chopped
1 no Green chilly slightly opened
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
2 nos Red chillies
1/2 tsp Asafoetida powder
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
5 nos Curry leaves
2 tsp Coriander leaves
2tbsp Lemon juice
Salt as per taste
2 tsp Oil
2 pinch Turmeric powder

Wash thoroughly the toor dal, take a pressure cooker n add the toor dal with 3 cups of water n two pinch of turmeric powder, put the lid n dont put the weight, let them cook until the steam come out, now add the onion pieces, tomatoes pieces n turnip pieces with slightly opened green chillies n add salt n cook them upto 5 whistles n put off the stove,if u need a bit watery add enough water to the cooked vegetables n keep in simmer for a while adjust the pappu as ur need.....put off the stove n keep aside..

Heat oil in a pan n add mustard seeds, followed by urad dal, cumin seeds, asafoetida powder n red chillies n stir them well until they gets well fried, open the pressure cooker add the lemon juice n add all the fried ingredients to the turnip pappu, add the curry leaves, garnish with nicely chopped coriander leaves...

Serve hot with rice, papads n fried potatoes goes well as side dish for this mild pappu..
If u dont get turnips u can replace very well with radishes..

6 comments:

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Vaidehi said... Reply To This Comment

yummy recipe...

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks rekha, Viji n Vaidehi for stopping by n dropping ur comments...

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