Thursday, December 20, 2012

Carrot Dal



We need:


Carrot pieces  1cup
Moong dal 1cup
Curry leaves 5
Green chili, ginger and garlic paste 1sp
Garlic cloves 3
Cumin 1/2 sp
Mustard seeds 1/4 sp
Udad dal 1sp
Chana dal 1sp
Red chili 1
Haldi 1/4 sp
Salt to taste
Chili powder 1/2sp
Garam masala powder 1/4 sp
Cilantro chopped 2sp
Oil 3sps


Method:


In presser cooker add 1sp oil, chopped carrot and moong dal.
Add haldi and presser cook till done.
In another pan add rest of the oil, mustard seeds, cumin, red chili, udad dal, chana dal and curry leaves.
Saute for few seconds and add ginger, garlic and green chili paste.
Saute till raw smell dissappears.
Mash  dal and carrot with spatula and add it to the pan.
If you want ypu can directly add the dal and carrot mixture without mashing
Mix well and add salt to taste, garam masala and chili powder.
Cook for 5 minutes on medium flame and garnish with chopped cilantro.
Serve hot with rice, roti  or naan.


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9 comments:

Priya said...

Thick dal looks great and definitely healthy..

divya said...

looks healthy n delicious..

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

yumm n healthy....
looks yummy dear...
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Pavani said...

Healthy dal with carrot. Never thought of making dal with just carrots, sounds delicious.

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

that is a nice way to add veggies to the diet!!! so cool and so delicious!!
Sowmya
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Chef Mireille said...

never had carrot with dal before but since I love carrots, I am sure I will love this - another one to try!

preeti garg said...

Awesome recipe

Sreevalli E said...

Nice & healthy dal..

Padmajha PJ said...

Easy dal recipe.Would be great with roti...