Pesara Pappu Pacchadi (Moong dal chutney)

Pesara Pappu Pacchadi is a famous and simple chutney which goes well with breakfast or rice. Its easy to prepare but tasty and healthy. Enjoy cooking, serving and savoring this chutney.

Pesara pappu pacchadi
Moong Dal Chutney

Moong dal: 1 1/2 cup
Red chilli: 5- 6 nos
Salt as required
Lemon: 1 (small size)

For Tempering :
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
Cumin: 1 tsp
Urad dal: 1 tsp
Hing: A pinch
Curry leaves few
Coriander for garnishing
Oil: 1 tbsp

Method of Preparation:

  1. Soak Moong dal for 1 hr along with red chillies
  2. Drain the water and grind to a smooth paste with required amount of salt.
  3. Add lemon juice to ground paste and transfer chutney to a bowl.
  4. Heat kadai/wok and add oil and mustard seeds. Once seeds crack, add Cumin seeds, Urad dal, a pinch of hing and curry leaves.
  5. Pour the tempering (tadka) on chutney and DO NOT mix. (Allow tempering to settle in chutney on its own)
  6. Finally garnish with coriander leaves.


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