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Monday, November 14, 2016

Pittu Recipe - Dal Upma(Moongdal & chana dal)

Pittu is an Authentic Vysyas delicacy, made with chanadal & Moong dal. It is a special recipe made when guest arrives home. This upma is made only with dals, so it is  packed with high content of fiber & proteins. so it is fiber & protein Rich upma.

Pittu Recipe

 Prep Time :  15   min. 
Cook Time : 25  minutes.
Recipe Category: Tiffin
Recipe Cusine :vysyas Recipes


Moongdal - 3/4 cup.
chana dal - 1/4 cup.
lemon(big) - 1.
Green chillies - 6.
salt - as needed.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Urad dal - 1 tsp.
chana dal - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.


Soak the Moong dal & chanadal to gether for 2 hours.

  • Grind the soaked dal with salt to a coarse paste, with little water.The consistency be like idli batter consistency. Then  transfer it to Greased plate or tray  & steam cook it for 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile Grind Green chillies & salt to a paste. 

  • When it completely cools down, crumble it. Add Green chillies paste & squeezed lemon to it & give a mix.

  • Now heat the kadai, add mustard seeds when it splutters add chanadal, urad dal, curry leaves, when dals turns golden brown, add  1/4 cup of water, when water starts boiling add this crumbled idli's , add salt(adjust salt) & give a mix.  

  • Always Grind the batter coarsely.
  •  if you find difficulty in crumbling the idli's, pulse it in a mixie.
  • you can grind both the dal's in equal ratio also.
  • you can have pickles or onions as sides.


Padma said...

Very healthy and delicious breakfast!!

Unknown said...

Upma looks delicious and healthy.


Nava K said...

Hail its healthiness and hail its flavour. Truly loved.

jeenaskitchenrecipes said...

Extremely Healthy dish...

Sundari Nathan said...

Yummy and healthy dish!!

sarada said...

This tastes yummy with cut mango or vadu mangai or maagazhi. There is also a sweet version, where we crumble idlis, add powdered sugar, then season it with grated coconut,elacihi and ghee.