Lemon Dal (Nimmakai Pappu)

         Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Indian

1/2 c Tur gram; (toor or toovar -dal) 1/2 lg Lemon 1 pn Turmeric lg Piece of ginger 2 Green chillies 1 Stem curry leaves 1 tb Oil 1/2 ts Peeled broken black gram -dal; (urad dal) 1/2 ts Black mustard seeds 1 Red chilli 1 pn Asafoetida Salt; to taste 1. Extract lemon juice. 2. Peel the ginger and chop finely. Chop the green chillies finely. Clean and pluck curry leaves. 3. Boil the tur gram well. 4. Add salt and turmeric and cook. Remove when thick. Add lemon juice, green chillies, curry leaves and ginger. 5. Break red chillie into pieces. Fry black gram, mustard seeds, red chilli and asafoetida. Add to dal as seasoning. Recipe by: Delicious Recipes From Andhra by Karuna