Monday, November 15, 2010

Mix Daal

1 cup mix lentils (
                            - Split red Lentils
                               (Masoor ki daal)                      
                            - Split Green grams
                               (mong ki daal begair chilkay ki)
                            - Split pigeon pea (tuar ki daal) )
- Tomatoes                                           2
- Curry leaves (curry pattay)                   5 -6
- Garlic (chopped)                                 4
- Ginger garlic paste                              1 tsp (full)
- Salt                                                    to taste
- Red chilli powder                                 1 tsp (full)
- Turmeric powder (haldi)                        1 tsp (full)
- Oil                                                      3 tbsp
- Coriander leaves (chopped)                   small quantity (around 1 tbsp)
- Cumin Seeds (zeera)                           1 tsp

 Wash all 3 lentils properly.
-         Now boil lentils with turmeric powder (1/4 tsp) and oil (1 tbsp).
-         Now add tomatoes (cut in small pieces) and cook for 10 minutes. Remove it from flame and blend it.
-         Then again put it on flame and add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and salt and cook it for 10-15 minutes. When daal gets thick put tarka on daal and server hot with chappati or rice.

For tadka:
In a seperate pan heat oil add chopped garlic, when it gets brown add cumin seeds, chopped coriander leaves and stir it well, then in the end add curry leaves, let it splutter. Pour this oil on daal, and serve hot.

1 comment:

  1. oohhh daals are my absolute favorite. :)
    Thanks for maintaining such a nice blog. Do put up the recipe of Biryani as well. :)