Pappu Khut / Nimmakaya Pappu Charu

Pappu Khut, nimmakaaya pappu charu, dal, nimmakaya pappu

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Pappu Khut, nimmakaaya pappu charu, dal, nimmakaya pappu

Total Time: 40 minutes
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 35 minutes
Serves: 4-5


  • Moong Dal: 1/2 cup
  • Chillies: 8 – 10 small chopped
  • Onions: 1 small chopped
  • Tomato: 1 small diced
  • Curry leaves: 4
  • Garlic Paste: 1 tsp
  • Cumin: 1 tsp
  • Salt t taste
  • Lime Juice: 1 lime


  • Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves: 3
  • Cumin: 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Methi Powder: 1/4 tsp (opt)
  • Coriander Powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic Paste: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric: 1/2 tsp


  • Pressure cook moong dal with 3/4 cup of water for 3 whistles and reduce the heat to low and pressure cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from stove, wait until the pressure cooker cools down.
  • Add 2-3 cups of water and all the ingredients except lime juice to cooked dal and bring to a boil.
  • Once the onions and tomatoes are cooked, add lime juice.
  • In a separate pan, take some oil and add all the seasoning ingredients.
  • Add this seasoning to dal and cook for 5 minutes and remove from heat.

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