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Beerakaya Pappu is best served with hot rice and ghee. Learn how to make/prepare Beerakai Pappu by following this easy recipe.

Beerakaya Pappu Recipe
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• 3/4 Cup toor dal
• One medium sized ridge gourd
• 6 to 10 Green chilli peppers, finely chopped
• One medium sized onion, finely chopped
• 1 tbsp Tamarind extract
• 1/2 tsp Salt
• 1/4 tsp Turmeric
• 1 tsp Peanut oil

• For Tadka

• 1 tsp Each of mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin, minced garlic and curry leaves
How to make Beerakaya Pappu:
Peel and cut the ridge gourd into small cubes.
Place toor dal, ridge gourd, onion, green chilli peppers, tamarind and turmeric in a pressure cooker.
Add about two cups of water and cook them until 3 whistles or till they turn soft.
Combine salt with this cooked mixture.
With a wood masher, make a fine paste of the cooked dal and vegetables.
For a more soup kind of dal, add water, stir and bring it to a boil.
In a vessel, heat peanut oil.
Fry the tadka ingredients in it till golden brown.
Combine the mashed dal-veggie paste with it, mix well.

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