Parippu (lentil) or Dal Curry has been an integral part of our Nation’s diet for eons. The rich flavour and innumerable health benefits of Parippu have made it among the most consumed vegetarian delicacies of God’s Own County. Kerala’s unique version of Dal Curry is elevated with the addition of coconut and the recipe below is jam packed with nutrition, taste and nostalgia.
Split yellow lentil (dry roast 2 mnts) - 1 cup
Cumin seeds - 1 & half tsp
Garlic (big) - 4 pods
Curry leaves - 4
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Method of Preparation
Dry roast split yellow lentil for 2 minutes and cook it well. Make a ground paste of grated coconut, cumin seeds, garlic, curry leaves and turmeric powder. Now put the cooked lentil and coconut paste to a pan, add salt to taste and put on fire. Mix the ingredients well and cook for 3 minutes. Switch off the flame, add some curry leaves and coconut oil, mix well and transfer it to a serving bowl. Parippu Curry is ready to serve.