Andhra Style Pappu Urumindi Recipe

Andhra Style Pappu Urumindi Recipe is a simple home cooked dal that is made simply with urad dal and chana dal. There are not much of ingredients but the flavors are subtle and packed with protein. The dals are mixed along with roasted spices and dry coconut with tamarind that gives it a special taste to the dish. The dal can be had as a main course for your lunch along with just steamed rice topped with ghee or even with hot tawa parathas with subzi by the side to keep your lunch simple and wholesome.  Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal), White Urad Dal (Split), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Salt, Dry Red Chillies, Coriander (Dhania) Seeds, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds), Tamarind, Dry Coconut (kopra), Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Curry leaves, Oil   1/2 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) 1/4 cup White Urad Dal (Split) 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Salt , to taste To Grind 3 Dry Red Chillies 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1/4 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds) 5 grams Tamarind 2 tablespoon Dry coconut (kopra) To Temper 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 sprig Curry leaves Oil     5   30     To begin making the Andhra Style Pappu Urumindi Recipe, pressure cook the chana dal and urad dal in the pressure cooker with little salt, turmeric powder and cook for about 6 whistle.Cook until it becomes mushy and soft. Switch off the heat and allow the pressure to release naturally.Dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds separately and grind it along with coconut and tamarind. Add little water and grind it to a smooth paste.Open the pressure cooker and keep it back on the stove. Add ground coconut paste and mix well. Add salt to taste and keep stirring until it thickens.Pour the dal into a serving bowl. Heat up a small tempering pan with oil, allow the mustard seeds and cumin seeds to crackle. Add curry leaves and allow it to splutter.Serve the Andhra Style Pappu Urumindi Recipe along with Methi Matar Pulao, Andhra Style Corn Vada to pair it up with the dal to make it a complete meal.