Easy Veggie Dish - Dal recipe
This dal is very simple to prepare and goes well with both roti and rice.This is a very delicious North Indian dish. I love this very much. I have used a mix of both moong dal and toor dal for preparing this dish.You can prepare this same dal curry with either moong dal or tur dal alone or a mix of both.
Split Moong Dal -1/4 cup
Toor Dal - 1/4 cup
Oil - 1 tbsp
Finely Chopped onions - 1/2 cup
Finely chopped tomatoes - 1/2 cup
Ginger -1 inch piece finely chopped
Garlic -2-3 cloves finely chopped
Green chilli -1 finely chopped
Juice of 1/2 a lemon
Salt as required
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Coriander powder -1 tsp
Cumin powder - 3/4 tsp
Chilli powder -3/4 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
For the seasoning
Jeera/cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
1.Soak both the dal together in warm water for 15 minutes. Pressure cook with needed water. Mash it well and keep it aside.
2.Heat 1 tbsp of oil, add cumin seeds, when they splutter, add onions and saute till they become golden brown.
3.Add ginger, garlic, tomatoes, all the spice powder and cook till tomatoes become mushy and oil separates.
4.Then add cooked dal, needed salt , 1 1/2 cups of water and simmer for a few minutes. Adjust water according to the consistency you need. Remove from flame.
Garnish with coriander leaves and squeeze juice of half a lemon.
Serve hot with chapati or roti or rice. Enjoy!
I am sending this easy veggie dish to Oraphan's giveaway
Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of Padhuskitchen.