Tuesday, May 10, 2011



Moong/Tur/masoor dal 1 cup
Any vegetable eg Ridge gourd ,carrot cubed and par boiled 1
Coconut- 1 tbsp
Turmeric- 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar- 1 tsp
Juice of 1/2 lime
Coriander to garnish
For the seasoning:
Oil or ghee- 2 tsp
Mustard- 1/2 tsp
Jeera- 1/2 tsp
Hing- A pinch
Green chilli- 1, finely chopped
Curry leaves- 1 sprig


Pressure cook the dal or dals along with turmeric and 1/4tsp of oil for 5-6 whistles or till done and keep it aside.
Add the cooked vegetable and some water to the dal and bring the miture to a boil on a low flame.
Add the salt, sugar and coconut and boil for 1 more min and take off the heat.
For the seasoning, heat oil or ghee in a pan and add the mustard seeds
Once they pop, add the jeera and rey till they turn brown
Add the hing and the curry leaves and green chillies and fry for a min
Add the seasoning mixture to the dal and mix.
Garnish with lime juice and coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or chapatis.