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Thursday, May 19, 2011


Moong dal - 1/2 cup
Water - 1 1/2 cups
Salt - to taste
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Ginger(finely grated) - 1/2 inch piece
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Green chilli(finely chopped) - 1-2
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves(finely chopped) - 2-3 sprigs

Wash the moong dal. In a pressure cooker, add water, turmeric and dal. Cook for 2 whistle sounds.
Heat oil in a small pan, add the mustard seeds and allow them to sizzle.
Add asafoetida, ginger, green chilli and the curry leaves. Cook for a minute and add it into the daal.
Also add salt to taste and 1/2 cup water if required.
Cook the daal for a few minutes to let it come to a boil.
Add lemon juice and coriander leaves, mix well and serve.
Enjoy with rotis, or with rice.


Now Serving said...

Yummy Bowl of my any time, all time fav dal :) Love the colors of the dal and the thadka :)

Nandini said...

I'd love to have this comfort side dish with rice...Looks good.

aipi said...

A bowl full of nutrition n comfort!
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Jay said...

this is very tempting...
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Suparna said...

Perfect for a hearty comfort meal!!looks tasty..