May 23, 2011

Fried Daal / Yellow Lentils



Exotic but easy. The combo of lentils and basmati rice give a substantial protein especially for vegetarian. I learned this recipe from  my friends.

Ingredients
  • 1- cup toor dal
  • 21/2- cups water
  • ½- inch ginger
  • 3- cloves
  • 1-tbs turmeric powder
  • ½- tsp. red chilli powder optinal
  • ¼- tsp. turmeric powder
  • ¼- tsp. garam masala (optional)
  • 2- pinches asafoetida
  • 2- tbsp. ghee
  • ½- tsp. each cumin  
  • ½-mustard seeds
  • 1- stalk curry leaves
  • 1- tomato chopped fine
  • 1- tbsp. chopped coriander leaves
  • 3-whole green or red chilly
  • ½- onion finely chopped
  • salt to taste

Instruction:



  • Pressure cook toor daal with water,garlic, salt, ginger,asafoetida,b tomato and turmeric powder.
  • Mash the dal, after it has been cooked.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, dry red or green chillies, when they start to  pop up. Add onion and fry for 1 or 2 minutes.
  • Add the dal. If needed add some water,  (it depends on the consistency at which you would like the daal) , cook until the toor daal boils,. Cook for 1-2 minutes more.
  • Now Fried Daal is ready. Garnish with coriander leaves.
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      7 comments:

      1. Comforting and inviting dal..

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      2. Thanks for stopping by. What a comforting dal. I can have dal and rice anytime.

        Vardhini
        VardhinisKitchen

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      3. Comforting recipe...love it anytime

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      4. Love it dear, my favorite for any time I feel like eating comfort food :)

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      5. Full of comfort n deliciousness ~ absolutely love this dal :)
        Thanks a lot for linking to bookmarked event :)
        US Masala

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      6. Delicious! Thanks for sending it to my event.

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