Cook Time :30 Min | Servings : 2 Persons

We call this simple dal fry as “Uppu Paruppu”. This can be accompanied with plain white rice or chapathi.

Plain Dal Fry/ Uppu Paruppu

When I was a kid I used to hate this, but now this is a life saver. This would taste heavenly with little ghee.

Plain Dal Fry/ Uppu Paruppu

Ingredients :
To Pressure Cook :
Toor Dhal 3/4 cup
Oil 1 tsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Tomatoes 1 no (medium)
Garlic 2 pods
Water 1 1/2 cups
To Temper :
Oil 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Green Chili 2 nos
Red Chili 2 nos
Curry Leaves 1 strand
Red Onion 1/2 no (medium)
Salt to taste
  1. Step 1

    Wash dhal and pressure cook with the items given in “To Pressure Cook”¬†section¬†for 3-4 whistles. Chop onion and split open green chilies.

  2. Step 2

    In a pan heat oil, add cumin seeds when splutters add the curry leaves, green chili, red chili and onion, fry till translucent.

  3. Step 3

    When pressure is released, mash the cooked dhal. Add the above tempering along with salt. If you want to dilute add some water otherwise it would be good as is.