Monday, 3 August 2015

Tarkari diye Moonger dal (Moong dal with veggies)

Tarkari diye Moonger dal (Moong dal with veggies)
Ingredients
1/2 cup moong dal
1 small tomato chopped
1 green chilli slit
1/2 cup radish diced
1/4 cup peas
2 tbsp desiccated coconut / fresh grated coconut
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tbsp ghee
1 bay leaf
2 pinch hing
1 red whole dry chilli
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for garnishing

Method
Wash the moong dal and soak it in water for some time. Take a cooker add ghee. As the ghee heats up add cumin seeds, hing, red chilli and bay leaf. As the cumin seeds starts to crackle add the dal, 1 cup water, tomato, radish, green chilli, peas, desiccated coconut, salt and all the powder masala. Pressure cook it. At least 3 to 4 whistles should come. Let the cooker cool down. Before serving garnish it with coriander leaves. Have it hot with rice.....