Parippu Curry is a traditional Kerala dish served with Sadya.
Moong dal - 1 cup
Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds, crushed - 1 teaspoon
Garlic clove, crushed - 1 (optional)
Desiccated coconut - 1/2 cup (optional)
Curry leaves - a few
Salt to taste
Dry roast the moong dal on medium heat
for ten minutes.
Cook it with sufficient water and
Grind the coconut with a little water,
garlic and cumin seeds.
Add to the boiling dal along with the
curry leaves and salt.