TenderTamrindLeaves Dal
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Apr 23, 2009 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Others Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Dall Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Tender tamarind leaves dal or chinta chiguru pappu is a common dish from the Andhra cuisine cooked with dal (lentil), chinta chiguru and mildly spiced. Goes well with rice, chapati or roti

Recipe of TenderTamrindLeaves Dal

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Water-as Required
Salt (To Taste)
Curry Leaves
Green Chilles 4 - 5
Turermic Powder pinch
Onion 1 Small
Garlic Paste 1 Teaspoons
Mustard Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Cumin Seed 1 Teaspoons
OIL 1 Tablespoons
Tender Tamarind Leaves ( Chinta Chiguru) 1 Cup
Toor Dal 1 Cup
Butter 1 Teaspoons
Corainder Leaves Bunch


1. Clean and Boil Dal keep it a side
2.Take a pan add Oil saute mustard seeds,Cumin seeds,chopped onions,garlic paste, turemic,green chillies,curry leaves,salt, saute this for few min.
3. Now add tender tamarind leaves add little water and let it cook for 5 min.
4.  Add boiled dal let it cook for another 5min lastly add chopped coriander leaves.  
Posted Apr 23, 2009

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Jul 31, 2014
I tried other variant also with boiled Moong dal, musturd seeds, jeera, hing, salt, greenchillies and tamarind leaves...and got a better taste.

Mohini May 25, 2009
Hi chef,this is Mohini.I am a house wife.I am very much interested in making variety of dishes.Your site is very helpful for me in making my dream real.I have seen tender tamarind leaves dal.that is so nice and i too want to cook that dal.But i dont know where can i find Tamarind leaves in USA.Can u please help me ,where can i get those tamarind leaves.

Anu Apr 24, 2009
Hi, I just wanted to know if the tamarind leaves are easily available at grocery stores. Are they fresh or dry? Is there a substitute if I can't find them. Thank you so much for all the wonderful recipes.

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