Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Mix Dal

Mix Dal
Ingredients
1 cup Mix Dal washed and soaked for an hour.
1 small Tomato chopped
1 tsp Ginger paste
1/2 tsp Garlic paste
1 Green chilli slit
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
1 tsp Chilli powder
2 tbsp Ghee
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1 Dry Red Chilli
Few Curry leaves
Pinch of Asafoetida
Few Coriander leaves for garnishing

Method
Take a pressure cooker. Add the dal, salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, 1/2 tsp chilli powder, green chilli, garlic and  ginger paste. Add 2 cups of water. Pressure cook the dal till tender. Let the pressure release. If the dal is too thick then add water as per the requirement. Add 1/2 tbsp ghee and simmer on slow flame for 10 minutes. Take a pan. Add ghee, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Let it crackle. Add curry leaves and red chilli. Cook for few seconds. Add the asafoetida and chilli powder. Before the chilli power burns take it off the flame and add the seasoning to the dal. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or chapatis.