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Monday, August 30, 2010

SIMPLE DHAL


INGREDIENTS:

Toor dal - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Tomatoes - 2
Dhania powder - 1 tsp.
Sambhar powder - 1/2 tsp.
Green chillies - 2
Grated ginger - 1 tsp.
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few
Hing - a pinch
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Lime - 1
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Onion - 1 (optional)
Salt - as per taste

METHOD:

Pressure cook toor dal with turmeric powder and hing.

In a pan, heat oil, temper with jeera, chopped green chillies,ginger and curry leaves (if adding onions add in this stage). Add chopped tomatoes and sambhar powder. Saute till the raw smell is diffused. Add pressure cooked dhal alongwith salt and coriander powder. Mash well and allow it to boil. Turn off the stove, transfer it to a bowl and squeeze a lime. Mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with phulka. Can also be had with rice.

28 comments :

  1. simply delicious!!..my comfort food..

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  2. the dhal looks delicious and very simple to make ....... Thanks for sharing ......

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  3. Daal is such a comfort food for me..looks awesome and so homey!!

    http://usmasala.blogspot.com/

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  4. Wat a fabulous looking comforting food, tempting dal..

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  5. Dhal looks so colorful and comforting.

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  6. The dal looks so refreshing and divine...

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  7. Dal looks so simple and hearty! I love dal and love this simple version even more..

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  8. Lovely daal. Its yummy and I would like to have hot with rice and potato fry.

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  9. Simple and tasty. As you said it should be the best combi with phulkas :)

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  10. delicious dhal,neat and cute presentation...

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  11. nice dhal! want to taste some. :)

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  12. Hi Shanthi akka!

    Nice recipe...dal is so rich in protein...appdi podunga!!!

    Sameena@www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  13. Looks so comforting,nothing beats this with hot steamed rice!

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  14. comfortable dal, love to have with ghee rice.nice picture

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  15. Simple yet a very delicious dal...

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  16. comfort food. nothing can beat this simple dhall

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  17. nice click..looks simply delicious..

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  18. simple n delicious dal..nice click..

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  19. simple and healthy dal ... looks yummy

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  20. It is simple yet very delicious as well. Great color.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  21. You have an amazing collection here ! I am glad I found it :)

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  22. Lovely dhal..Easy to prepare and delicious too..

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  23. simple but temting this dal we can eat more.

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