Here comes the other simple yet famous dish, Akura Pappu, Pappu is famous in most Telugu speaking home, where any kind of spinach is cooked in Toor dal(pappu) with blend of curry leaves and hind flavor.
It also provides the nutritional benefits of dal, which is great for those looking for something tangy with mild spice that AP foods are known for. It goes well with cooked rice.
LETS GET COOKING:
Course : Lunch
Cuisine : Indian
Prep time : 5 minutes
Process time : 20 minutes
Total time : 25 minutes
Spinach - 1 bunch
Toor dal - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1
Tomato - 2
Green chili - 3
Garlic - 6
Tamarind - 1 inch
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 string
Water - 1 cup
Ground nut oil - 2 tsp
Clean and wash the spinach leaves well and keep aside
in a pan/cooker take toor dal and wash it, add chopped spinach
Now add chopped onion, tomatos, garlic, green chili, tamarind
Then add cumin seeds, turmeric powder
Add required water with a drop of oil (to make the spinach to cook faster)
Cover and cook for 3 whistles
Once the steam is out, remove the lid, then mush it well with the smasher by adding required salt in it
In a pan add groundnut oil
Once oil is heated add mustard seeds, allow it to crack
Then add curry leaves, add this tadka to the smashed spinach, mix it
Now boil the spinach for 10 minutes with required water consistency
Serve hot with white rice
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