Thakali pachadi chettinad style

Thakali pachadi chettinad style


Tomato – 3
Onion -2
Green chili – 4
Moong dal/Toor dal – ½ cup
Turmeric powder – 1/4tsp
Pepper powder – 1/2tsp
Salt – as needed
Water – 1cup


Oil – 1tbsp
Mustared seeds- 1tsp
Urad dal – 1tsp
Curry leaves-few


Cook Moong dal in 2.5 cups water, turmeric powder, in the pressure cooker for 5-6 whistles on medium flame.  Moong dal should become soft and mushy

Heat aKadai

Heat in oil , add mustard seeds.

Add Urad dal

Add curry leaves

Now add the green chilli, and onions and cook, till the onions becomes soft.

Like this

Add tomatoes

Saute the tomatoes till they become mushy

Add Turmeric powder

Add Salt

Add 1 cup water. Mix well

Boil them

Add cooked Moong dal

Mix well

Add pepper powder. Mix well

Till it gets the right consistency

Ready to serve cooked rice with ghee

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