Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Savoury Lentils (Parippu Mirisata)

This lentil curry is really goes well with roti or bread as well as rice. I really like to dip my bread in this spicy curry. You can make this curry with gravy or as a dry curry. If you cook this with coconut milk it gives an aroma as well as a taste.

Savoury Lentils (Parippu Mirisata)


  • 3 cups soaked lentils
  • Enough water to cook the lentils
  • Green Chillies
  • 1 tblsp Mustard seeds
  • 6-7 cloves of garlic
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt
  • 1 large onion
  • Curry powder
  • Tumeric powder
  • Chillie powder
  • 1 inch Cinnamon


  • Wash the lentills
  • Add oil to a pan.
  • Fry mustard seeds ,garlic, cinnamon, curry leaves and onions
  • Add Spices and water. Now in to the pot add lentils and fresh chillies. 
  • Cook several minutes and add salt.

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