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


  • 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


  • 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_!