Kerala parippu curry / kerala dal curry

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
30 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Moong Dal / Cheru payar parippu ~ 1/2 cup

Green chillies ~ 3-4 Nos

Grated coconut ~ 1/2 cup

Red chilly powder ~ 1/4 -1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder ~ 1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds ~ 2 pinch

Garlic ~ 4 cloves

Mustard seeds

Shallots ~ 2-3 Nos

Curry leaves ~ 1 stem

Dry red chillies ~ 2 Nos

Salt to taste



  • Wash and pressure cook Moong dal, green chillies and salt by adding 2-3 cups of water till 2 whistles.
  • Meanwhile grind grated coconut, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds and garlic by adding 3-4 tbsp of water to a fine paste.
  • Then heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it crackles, add dry red chillies, curry leaves and chopped shallots and saute till shallots become brown in color.
  • Then add cooked Moong Dal along with ground coconut paste and mix it nicely. Simmer for some more minutes and remove from the flame. Enjoy with Rice, Pappadam and Ghee.


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