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Bachchalikura Pappu
Bachchalikura Pappu

Recipe Name

: Bachchalikura Pappu


: Teluguone

Preparation Time

: 15 Mins

Cooking Time

: 15Mins



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Published On

: July 28, 2011

Recipe Category

: Vegetarian

Recipe Type

: Main Dish

Total Time

: 30 Mins

: Red gram dal, Bachali kura ( Malabar spinach, Onion, Turmeric powder, Green chilies, Ginger, Salt, Tamarind paste, Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, Gram dal, Garlic cloves, Dry red chilies, Curry leaves.

Instructions to prepare bachchalikura pappu


Bachchalikura Pappu

Sodium, Fiber, vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Carbohydrates, proteins.


Bachchalikura Pappu

1 small cup tur dal/red gram dal/kandi pappu

2 cups chopped and tightly packed bachali kura/malabar spinach

1 onion, chopped

big pinch turmeric powder

2-3 green chilies

1/2 tsp chopped ginger

salt to taste

1 tbsp tamarind paste

For seasoning/poppu/tadka:

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp urad dal/minappa pappu/split gram dal (optional)

3-4 garlic cloves, crushed

2 dry red chilies de-seed and tear

10-12 fresh curry leaves

2-3 tsps oil


Bachchalikura Pappu

  • In a pressure cooker, put red gram dal, bachali kura (Malabar spinach), onions, green chilies, ginger and turmeric powder.
  • Add 2 cups of water and pressure cook up to 3 whistles.
  • Then take a vessel and put oil and let it heat, then add mustard seeds and as they jump around, add cumin seeds, urad dal, garlic, red chilies and curry leaves and stir fry for half a minute.
  • Add this to the pressure cooked dal and put salt and mix it well.
  • Add tamarind paste with 1/2 cup of water and cook on low to medium flame for 7-10 minutes without lid. Then serve it with rice or chapati.
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