Thursday, September 27, 2012

Masala Dal

We need:

Masoor dal 1cup
Tomato 2
Chopped cilantro
Cumin powder 1/2 sp
 Green chilies 6
Red chili powder 1sp
Haldi 1/2 sp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds 1/4 sp
Cumin seeds  1/4 sp
Red chili 2
Curry leaves 3
Udad dal 1/4 sp
Hing 2 pinches
Oil 3 sps


Method:

Wash and cook masoor dal in presser cooker.
Meanwhile make masala for the dal.
Grind 1 tomato,cumin powder, green chilies, haldi to smooth paste.
Once the dal is cooked mash it with spatula and add the masala paste.
Also add chopped tomato, salt, chili powder and 1 cup water.
Cook further till tomato pieces are soft.
Now add chopped cilantro and mix well.
Make tempering adding mustard, cumin, udad da,. curry leaves and red chili to oil.
Add the tempering to cooked dal and serve hot with rice or roti.


Check to see what my fellow bloggers are cooking for BM # 20.

5 comments:

Sravs said...

Dal looks so delicious !! love to have with rotis !!

Srivalli Jetti said...

Such a comforting dal..

The Pumpkin Farm said...

my all time favorite dal...looks good

divya said...

superb looks...

Chef Mireille said...

dal looks like the perfect food on cool winter days,,,which is fast approaching