Dosakaya Pappu/Yellow Cucumber dal

Dosakaya/Cucumber dal is a type of dal cooked with yellow lentils and indian cucumber (round yellow one) especially famous in Andhra Pradesh(S.India).


Dosakaya/yellow cucumber – 1
Toor dal – 1 cup
Tamrind pulp – 1tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Green chillies – 2
Coriander leaves – to garnish

For seasoning/Thadka:

oil/ghee - 1tbp
Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
Jeera – 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves – few
Garlic pods – 2

Direction For Dosakaya Dal:-

Fry the toor dal in a tsp of oil ,wash and boil in a cup of water in pressure cooker.
Wash & clean Cucumber and remove all the seeds and cut into small pieces.
Boil separatelly cucumber pieces in a cup of tamarind water along with green chillies,curry leaves and turmeric powder.
After the dal is cooked add to the cucumber pieces and also add salt to it.
Finally add the seasoning ingredients(heat a tsp of oil in a pan and add urad dal,jeera,mustard seeds,curry leaves,garlic pods) to the above dal.
Garnish with coriander leaves the end.
Tastes good with plain rice.

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