Paasipayar Kadayal is one of the healthy choice for food for toddlers. 


  • Whole Green Moong dal - 1 cup 
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Onion - 1 big
  • Tomato - 1 big
  • Jeera - 2 tsps 
  • Grated Coconut - 2 tbsps
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves 
  • Green chillies - 5
  • Salt to taste 

1) Soak green gram overnight. 
2) Drain the stock well and clean the soaked dal in fresh water. Pressure cook for 2 whistles with a turmeric powder and a spoon of oil. Allow the steam to leave. 

3) Once the steam leaves, add chopped onion, tomato, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, curry leaves, jeera, little water and coriander leaves. Add 1 tsp of oil and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to leave. 
4) Open the lid and mash it lightly with the masher. Add Salt and mix it well.

Serve hot with rice or Idli. 

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Unknown said...

Sounds healthy, nutritious and simple :-)

Finla said...

I have neve rhad moongdal curry like this.
This one looks so yumm.
I love that it has a wonderful gravy.

Unknown said...

wow that looks different and intersting nice color shama

Preety said...

hey i never tried tamarind juice & sambhar powder in this dal..nice ieda

Varsha Vipins said...

Sambar Powder is quite new in a Dal curry for me..Wil try dr..:)

Vibaas said...

Different recipe and sounds yum.

Varsha Vipins said...

you have a surprise in my blog..:)

Vidhya said...

Thanks Shama for the award. Will post it soon...

Unknown said...

congrats for your award and thank you so much shama for thinking about me

Sum Raj said...

woo healthy and looks delicious..

Unknown said...

nice healthy and simple dal recipe..thanks a million for the award..

Chitra said...

nice curry!!looks yum....Do visit my blog sometime:)

AnuSriram said...

Delicious Recipe!

Sunshinemom said...

Wah wah!! Thank you:)