Daal Curry (Parippu Curry )


Daal Curry (Parippu Curry )

Side dish with rice or rotis
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people



  • Soak the dal in water for half an hour
  • Cook the dal with water, turmeric powder and salt
  • Mash the cooked daal partially
  • Chop the onions and tomatoes.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and after it splutters add the jeera. Add chopped garlic and fry.
  • Add onions and curry leaves to this
  • Add chilly powder to this and fry
  • Add sliced tomatoes and green chillies
  • Add the cooked dal and enough water as required
  • Allow this to boil and daal curry is ready
  • Serve with boiled rice or rotis


Instead of curry leaves you can use coriander leaves too.
You can add a tablespoon of sambar powder along with red chilly powder for variation too.
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