Pithiki Pappu Curry

Serves: 6 
Pithiki pappu1.5 cupsdry
Tomato2 mediumchopped
Onion1.25 largechopped
Garlic4 cloveschopped
Coconut milkto taste1/2 can (6oz)
Water1.5 cups
Saltto taste
Lemon juiceto taste
For paste:
Coconut1.25 cups
Onion3/4 large
Garlic4 cloves
Red chilis8 - 10dry roast
Khus khus3 tspdry roast
Coriander seeds5 tbspdry roast

  1. Soak pappu overnight
  2. Grind coconut, roasted spices, onion and garlic to paste
  3. Fry onions, garlic, salt and tomato for few minutes
  4. Add paste, pappu and water and pressure cook for 1 whistle only
  5. Add coconut milk and adjust salt to taste
  6. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot