Thotakura Pappu ๐Ÿ‘Œ| Side Dish | One-pot cooking ๐Ÿ… |Pigeon peas with greens

Pappu recipe: Thotakura Pappuย 

Servings: 3

Duration: 30 minutesย 

A very interesting South Indian famous dal recipe with amaranth leaves we call it โ€œThotakuraโ€. This dal variety made with split Pigeon peas and greens tossed with buttery fried garlic cloves, green chillies and few add ons. Actually, itโ€™s a common side dish recipe in south India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณย which is served with piping hot rice ๐Ÿšย and a dollop of ghee.

So today I prepared easy and scrumptious Thotakura Pappu in one pot, simple to make and canโ€™t stop eating ๐Ÿ™‚. ย Thotakura Pappu is filled with nutritious, vitamins and minerals, do try this Indian spiced dal variety ๐Ÿ˜ I hope itโ€™s on your to do list.

Letโ€™s start with Ingredients and follows Procedure

Ingredients:

  • Split Pigeon peas / Kandi Pappu- 120 gms – washed twice and add in a bowl
  • Thotakura/ amarnath leaves ย – 1 bunch- washed and chopped
  • Onion – 1 small- Chopped
  • Tomatoes ๐Ÿ…- 2 small – diced
  • Green chillies – 6
  • Garlic cloves – 5 – Peeled off and chopped
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 6
  • Butter – 1 Tb sp
  • Water – 320 ml

Procedure:

  • Put pressure cooker On medium heated stove
  • Add butter, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, garlic cloves
  • Saute a minute and add curry leaves,chopped green chillies
  • Saute a minute and add chopped onion
  • Saute 2 mins and add turmeric powder, washed split Pigeon peas or Kandi Pappu
  • Saute more 2 minutes and add chopped tomatoes ๐Ÿ…
  • Saute and add chopped Thotakura, gently mix and add water
  • Mix well and cover with lid. Let it cook for 2 whistles
  • Turn off heat and let pressure goes off
  • Open lid and add salt, combine well and serve with rice or roti ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
  • Thotakura Pappu is ready, Enjoy!
  • Happy Cooking, have a good day โ„๏ธ๐Ÿ™‚

Step by step process shown below with pictures:

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8 Comments Add yours

  1. Jyoti Rao says:

    Winter special ๐Ÿ˜
    Looks absolutely delicious ๐Ÿ˜‹

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jyo says:

    Very satisfying, comforting and quite filling pappu๐Ÿ‘ my fav tooโฃ๏ธ

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Lovely comment, thank you jyo ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™‚

      Like

  3. Aha entha ruchi ga undo Ramya.Looks delicious ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank you dear ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ƒ

      Like

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Definitely delicious, thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š

      Liked by 1 person

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