Kotthimeera Pappu is a very simple dish easy to make,just adding tempering to cooked toor dal and flavoring it with coriander leaves.Here goes the recipe.
Toor Dal: 1 cup
Cumin Seeds:1.5 spn
Mustard Seeds: 1 spn
Urad Dal:1.5 spn
Green Chillies:4-5 no(cut)
Red Chillies:2 (cut)
Turmeric Pwd:1/2 spn
Grated Ginger: 1 spn
Coriander Leaves:1/2 bunch
Oil: 2 spns
1.Wash and pressure cook toor dal for 3-4 whistels,mash the dal and put aside.
2.In a pan add oil and when hot add cumin seeds and fry till they splatter,when they splatter add urad dal,mustard seeds and fry till they tirn golden color,add grated ginger,hinge,curry leaves,cut green chillies,red chillies,turmeric powder and fry.
3.Now add the above tempering andsalt to cooked and mashed dal mix well and add 1 cup of water,and bring the dal to boil.Finally add half bunch of chopped fresh corainder leaves and remove the dal from flame.
4.Serve it hot with Rice,before serving add few drops of lemon.Adding lemon juice is optional.