Nimmakaya pappucharu Recipe

Nimmakaya Pappucharu is a tangy and spicy Andhra-style soup made with lemon and lentils. It is a popular dish in South Indian cuisine and is known for its refreshing flavors. The soup is made by cooking lentils with tamarind pulp, lemon juice, and a blend of spices. It is then tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves, and red chilies for added flavor. Nimmakaya Pappucharu is typically served hot with steamed rice or as a side dish with idli or dosa.

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Ingredients for Nimmakaya pappucharu Recipe

  • 0.13 cup Toor Dal
  • 1/4 Lemon
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 0.63 Ed Red Chilies
  • as needed Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Nimmakaya Pappucharu Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and cook the lentils in a pressure cooker until soft.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and red chilies.
  • STEP 3.Add tamarind pulp, turmeric powder, salt, and cooked lentils to the pan. Mix well and simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 4.Finally, add lemon juice and coriander leaves. Stir well and remove from heat.
  • STEP 5.Serve hot with steamed rice or as a side dish with idli or dosa.

Cooking Tips

  • Adjust the amount of lemon juice according to your taste preference.
  • You can add vegetables like tomatoes, carrots, or spinach to make the soup more nutritious.
  • For a spicier version, you can add green chilies or chili powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Nimmakaya Pappucharu is best served fresh and hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the soup on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
191
calories per serving
2 g Fat13 g Protein29 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    29g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    29g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    47mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    336mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    69mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    14mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    110mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    226mg
  • Selenium
    27mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp