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Thursday, May 6, 2010


Parippu / Moong Daal Curry is a popular item in the traditional Kerala Sadya.
It goes in combination with Rice, Papadam and Ghee. This dish is very rich in protein and is good for growing children.

  • Split Moong dal/Cherupayar parippu - 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder -¼ tsp
  • Grated coconut -1 cup
  • Garlic -1 nos
  • Cumin seed -¼ tsp
  • Coconut Oil- 1tbsp
  • Curry leaves-a few
  • Salt to taste

  • Roast Moong Daal till the raw smell goes.
  • Cook Moong Dal with Water and turmeric powder in a pressure cooker for 5-6 whistle. 
  • Grind Coconut, Garlic and Cumin seeds to a fine paste.
  • Add this paste to the cooked Parippu/ Moong dal along with little water and salt.
  • Allow to boil. 
  • When it starts boil,turn off the stove and add Coconut Oil and Curry leaves.
Recommended Combination: Parippu can be served hot with Pappadam , Ghee and Rice.

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