Cranberry Dal

14 Dec

Cranberry Pappu


Toor dal/ Kandi pappu 1 cup
Cranberries 1 cup
Green chillies 6-8
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves 4
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash toor dal thoroughly and cook in 2 cups of water for 2-3whistles in a pressure cooker.

Wash and chop hard end off the cranberry.
Then cut each cranberry into halves and keep aside.
Remove stems and slice green chillies into halves.

Heat oil in a pan, add urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and green chillies.
When seeds start to jump, add cranberries and a cup of water.
Bring to boil and cook for 2 minutes or until the cranberries are soft.
Then add cooked dal, turmeric powder, a cup of water and sufficient amount of salt.
Bring to a bubble and simmer for 2-4 minutes.
Serve hot with rice or roti.

Notes: Add garlic or asafoetida during talimpu if you have.

One Response to “Cranberry Dal”

  1. Neelima December 15, 2007 at 2:19 pm #

    Very unique and intersting.Never heard about this before.Like to try it sometime

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