Monday, August 29, 2011

Kerala Parippu Curry-Kerala Dal curry

Parippu curry is a traditional dish of Kerala which is also a part of Onam sadhya. It is the first main course in the traditional onam sadhya.This Kerala style Dal curry using coconut tastes delicious with hot rice topped with ghee. Today let us learn how to prepare Kerala Parippu curry following this easy Parippu curry recipe.

Kerala Parippu Curry

Kerala Parippu Curry-Kerala Style Dal Curry

Parippu Curry

 Prep Time : 5 mins
 Cook Time : 15 mins 
 Serves 2
 Recipe CategorySide dish
 Recipe CuisineKerala

   Ingredients needed

   Cheruparippu-Moong dal(split yellow variety) -1/2 cup
   Turmeric powder - a pinch
   Salt as required

   For grinding

   Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
   Cumin seeds /Jeeragam - 1/2 tsp
   Green chilli - 2

   For the seasoning

   Ghee - 2 tbsp
   Mustard - 3/4 tsp
   Red chilli - 1
   Curry leaves - few


Grind grated coconut, cumin seeds and green chilli to a smooth paste. Keep it aside.


Pressure cook dal with just enough water adding salt and turmeric powder. Mash it well.

Add ground paste to the mashed dal along with a cup of water. Boil and then simmer for a few minutes. Check for salt.

Heat ghee, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add red chilli, curry leaves and saute for a few seconds. Pour this seasoning over the parippu curry.

Enjoy Kerala Style Parippu curry with hot steamed rice topped with ghee and pappadams.

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  1. Mmmm...delicious...perfect with steaming hot white rice

  2. Wat a flavourful delicious dal..

  3. come the delicious parippu curry:-) who can resist this!!
    Loved that cute pot

  4. Perfect with steaming hot rice and pappad...

  5. Yummmm....Delicious dal!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  6. Yummy dhal.. very homely preparation and the presentation is very apt..:)

  7. Yummy yummy and delicious. One of my favorites. Nice collection of onam recipes.

  8. very tasty...flavourful....loved the way...

  9. Sounds very tasty and full of flavor!

  10. hello!!!nice dal recipe!!!have a gr8 time!!!!

  11. Looks yummy and very simple recipe ..... Happy to follow u ....

  12. I love dals with moong!!! This one looks so comforting & delicious...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  13. My mom-in-law makes this daal curry. Looks exactly like her version. Very delicious :)


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