Wednesday, April 16, 2008

PESARA KATTU / MOONGDAL RASAM



INGREDIENTS REQUIRED:



moong dal / pesarapappu : 1 small glass
green chillies : 2
ginger : 1 inch piece
garlic cloves : 4
curry leaves : 10
cumin seeds, mustard seeds, urad da l: altogether 1/2 tspn
oil : 1tspn
lemon : 1/2 a big lemon
turmeric : 1/4 tspn
coriander leaves : 5 strings
water : 250ml / 1 tumbler
jaggery : little




PREPARATION :


  • First wash moongdal and pour water and soak it for 10mins and boil it in cooker for 4 whistles.
  • peel the skin of ginger and garlic. grind ginger or if u can eat pieces then chop ginger into small pieces. chop garlic cloves into small pieces.
  • slit green chillies lengthwise into two.
  • heat a pan add oil, urad dal, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, chopped ginger, chopped garlic, greenchillies, curry leaves.



  • now add 1/2 tumbler water and then add boiled moongdal. now add remaining 1/2 tumbler water.



  • add 1tspn salt, little jaggery, turmeric, coriander leaves. boil it for 10-15 mins.



  • after 15mins has completed switch off stove and after 5mins add 1/2 piece of squeezed lemon juice. ( dont add lemon juice while it is on stove it gives bitter taste).



  • ur tasty pesarakattu is ready to serve with rice.


PLEASE COMMENT AND RATE THIS RECIPE............
URS,
PREETHI

8 Comments:

  1. Anonymous said...
    Hi Preethi,

    Pesara Kattu recipie is very Yummy..... Thanks a lot yaar.
    Anonymous said...
    chala bagundi...thank u

    bhaskar
    rams said...
    hi preethi,
    its me ramya ...long since i made pesara kattu.wanted to do it today.not sure i remember all the ingredients .so i thought lets try on ur blog if u put the recipe coz mana side chesukuntam kadhaa pesara kattu. found it n made sure those r the ingredients to make it ... :D

    thanx ..see its helpful :)
    MY WORLD OF RECIPES said...
    Hi Bhaskar garu , thxa lot meeku nachinnanduku.Try my other recipes also.
    With cheers ,
    preethi ram.
    MY WORLD OF RECIPES said...
    Hi ramya akka , so my blog helped u little in ur cooking . Happy to hear that from u.
    With cheers ,
    preethi ram.
    Sirisha said...
    Hi Preethi,
    Thank u...it tastes really good
    Sirisha
    mahi said...
    hi preethi garu...
    i wanted to do it from long time but not sure of the procedure
    today i cooked finally n its tastyyyyyyyy
    thanks for ur recipe
    Anonymous said...
    Hey Preethi,

    The rasam turned out to be great!!! Amazing blog..I want to try all your recipes....Thank you

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