Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Mixed leaves Daal .

Mixed Leaves Daal is one of the side dish you can prepare easily and quickly. 

Leaves are available plenty through out the year. Mixed leaves Daal goes well with almost all the main dishes and it is healthy too.
Leaves are rich with iron and other minerals and vitamins. They are full of fiber, easy to digest and good for all age group.
Let us see the recipe Now :
Ingredients :
To cook :
Palak leaves : 1 bundle ( Small bundle )
Methi leaves : 1 bundle
Basale leaves : 2 Small bowl.
Tomatoes : 2
Toor Daal : 1 cup
Green chilly :2 to 3
Ginger : 1 inch
To Add :
Salt : to taste
Garam Masala powder : 1/2 Teaspoon
Ghee : or Oil : 1 Table spoon
Hingh : a pinch
Termeric powder : a little ( 1/2 of 1/4 tea spoon
Rasam Powder : 1 Teaspoon
To season /Temper 
Oil /Ghee : 1 Tablespoon
Mustered seeds : 1/2 tea spoon
Jeera : 1/2 Tea spoon
Coriander leaves : 5 to 6 sticks
Curry leaves :6 to 8 leaves
Ingh /Asafoetida : A little

Method :

1. Wash nicely and cut leaves into small pieces.
2. Wash tomatoes and cut into small pieces. Wash and slit green chilly, cut coriander leaves into small.
3. Wash toor dal and keep it aside.
4. Now Put the above ingredients in a pressure cooker and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Let it cool.
5. Keep a pan on the fire and heat. Put a tablespoon of ghee/coconut oil and add mustard seeds.
6. Let mustard seeds splutter. Add jeera and fry for 10 seconds. Add slit green chilly.
7. Add ingh and curry leaves. Add cooked dal and leaves mixture. Mix it well.
8. Add Turmeric powder and required salt. Add little water and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
9. Add little 1/2 teaspoon of garam masala and 1 teaspoon of rasam powder. Mix it well.

10. Cook on low flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
11. Shift Mixed Leaves Daal to a serving dish.
12. Add cut coriander leaves and serve with the main dish you have prepared.

Note : 

Wash the leaves nicely. You can add dil leaves and Amaranth leaves along with above leaves mentioned. Use of garam masala is optional. Use of any brand rasam powder is optional. Use of chilly more/less is optional. Cooking all the ingredients in a pressure cooker helps to mix the ingredients well. Use of onion or garlic is optional.
Time : 30 Minutes.
Serves : 3 to 4 .

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