Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Lasuni Tadka Dal

Lasuni Tadka Dal
Ingredients
2 Cups Whole Moong washed and soaked for 3-4 hours
1 big Onion chopped
1 big Tomato chopped
6 Garlic clove minced
Few Curry leaves
2 Green chillies slit
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Cumin powder
1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1 tsp Curry powder
Salt to taste
1 Whole Dry Red Chilli
1/2 Cumin seeds
Pinch of Asafoetida
2 tbsp Ghee
Method
Take a pressure cooker. Add the soaked dal. Add 2 1/2 cups water. Keep 1 tbsp Onion and 1 tsp Garlic aside for seasoning.  Add 1 green chilli, chopped tomatoes, chopped onion, salt, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and  curry powder in the cooker. Cover the cooker and cook the dal till tender. Let the pressure releases. Open the cooker, if the water has dried up then add more water according to the consistency required.  Take a pan. Add ghee. Heat the ghee. Add cumin seeds and let it crackle. Add curry leaves, red chilli, 1 tbsp Onion and 1/2 tsp Garlic.  Sauté it for few seconds. Add asafoetida and add the seasoning to the dal. Simmer the dal for 10 minutes. Serve it hot with Rice or Chappati.