Go Back

Carrot Pesarapappu Kura ~ Easy Side Dish for Roti

Carrot Pesarapappu Kura is one of the simplest and easiest side dishes you can make for a comforting dinner served for Rotis.
Course Main Dish – Gravies
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword Easy Dal for Roti
By Cook Method Pressure Cooker, Stovetop
Occasion Meals for One
By Diet Healthy Recipes
Dish Type South Indian Dals
Author Srivalli

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Carrots
  • 1/2 cup Split Yellow Moong Dal / Pesarappu
  • 1/4 cup Onions
  • 1/2 cup Tomato
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • Handful Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder

Instructions

  • Wash and take the moong dal in a pressure cooker.
  • Chop the carrots into cubes and add to the dal along with turmeric powder.
  • Pressure cook for 1 or 2 whistles. Let the pressure fall down.
  • In a nonstick pan, heat oil, temper curry leaves, mustard, cumin seeds for a couple of mins.
  • Then add onions and saute next add tomatoes and saute for a few mins.
  • Add salt and red chili powder and simmer for 5 mins.
  • Now add cooked dal with carrots and just enough water for consistency.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 mins.
  • Serve with Rotis.
Tried this recipe?Mention @spicingyourlife_ or tag #spicingyourlife_!