sadya parippu curry recipe

Kerala parippu curry is a traditional dish for Kerala Sadhya. It  is eaten  along with rice and ghee. Moong dal and coconut are the main ingredients for this simple dish.


Moong dal – 1/2 cup
Ghee – 2 tsp
Water – 4 cups
Salt as needed

For grinding

Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
Green chillies – 2 nos

For tempering

Ghee – 2 tsp
Shallots – 2 nos
Curry leaves


Grind coconut, cumin seeds , green chillies with little water to a smooth paste.

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Roast moong dal. Now add 3 – 4 cups of water and salt. Cook for 4 to 5 whistles. Once done, Mash the cooked dal. Add ground coconut paste cook in a low flame for 5 minute.

Heat ghee in a pan. Saute shallots, red chillies and curry leaves.  When shallots turns brown in colour, pour this over the prepared curry.

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