Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Simply Simple Daal..

Simply simple daal is a gravy and you can have this with rice, chapati , roti, poories. dosas and Idly too.  Its very easy to prepare and  very good for all age group people.
Things needed :
Toor Daal : 1 Cup
Urd daal : 2 Table spoons.
Green chilly : 2
Tomatoes : 4 to 5.
Onions : 2 to 3.
Ginger : 1 Inch .
Coriander leaves: 2 Table spoons.
Curry leaves : 8 to 10 leaves.
/Salt : to taste.
Oil :  1 Table spoon.
Mustard seeds: 1/2 Tea spoon.
Jeera : 1/4 Tea spoon.
Methi Seeds : 4 to 6 seeds.
Ingh : a pinch.
Garam Masala Powder : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Rasam powder : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Water: 2 Cups.
Yellow Powder ( Turmeric) : a pinch.

Method :
Wash and cook both toor and urd daal together in a pressure cooker for 8 to 10 minutes. ( use enough water to cook the daal). Cut  onions, tomatoes , green chillies, curry leaves and coriander leaves . Grate ginger and keep it aside.
Now keep  a big pan on the fire . Heat and put oil in it. Put mustard seeds and jeera . Put ingh and curry leaves to it.  Add ginger and green chilly . Fry for 1 minute and add cut onions. Fry nicely for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add cut tomatoes and fry nicely. Add turmeric powder, salt, garam masala powder, rasam powder and fry . Add 1/2 cup of water and cook for 2 minutes. Now add cooked daal  and mix well and cook on low flame.
Can add little water if the curry turns very thick.  Boil for 2 to 3 minutes.  Stir in between .  Add cut coriander leaves and  a table spoon of  ghee and serve  Daal  with  rice or chapati.
Note : Daal  should be cooked nicely to get the good taste.  Can add more green chillies if you like spicy. Can add a spoon of  fresh coconut also while the daal is cooking .  Can add a spoon full of fresh lime juice after the curry is done to give a tangy taste to the daal.  See that daal is not burnt while cooking.

Serves:  3 to 4

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