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Pesaru Pappu (Thick Indian Lentil Dish)

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"This dish is made of lentils. It's the consistency of mashed potatoes but with an Indian twist. Serve with rice."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 169 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  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 manufacturer's 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 manufacturer's 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.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • If you do not have a pressure cooker, cook dal in a large pot for 45 minutes.
  • Substitute oil or butter for the ghee if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 169 calories; 7.1 g fat; 20.5 g carbohydrates; 7.1 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 590 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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