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Lemon Dal (Nimmakai Pappu)

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Category: Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Tur gram; (toor or toovar
  • -dal)
  • 1/2 lg Lemon
  • 1 pn Turmeric
  • lg Piece of ginger
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 Stem curry leaves
  • 1 tb Oil
  • 1/2 ts Peeled broken black gram
  • -dal; (urad dal)
  • 1/2 ts Black mustard seeds
  • 1 Red chilli
  • 1 pn Asafoetida
  • Salt; to taste


1. Extract lemon juice.

2. Peel the ginger and chop finely. Chop the green chillies finely. Clean
and pluck curry leaves.

3. Boil the tur gram well.

4. Add salt and turmeric and cook. Remove when thick. Add lemon juice,
green chillies, curry leaves and ginger.

5. Break red chillie into pieces. Fry black gram, mustard seeds, red chilli
and asafoetida. Add to dal as seasoning.

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