Saturday, January 23, 2010

Moong Dhal

Moong dal - 1 cup
onion - 1 (finely chopped)
tomato - 2 (finely chopped)
sambar powder - 1 tsp
salt to taste
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

oil - 2 tbsp
curry leaves - 10
mustard seeds - 1 tsp
urad dal - 1 tsp
garlic - (crushed) - 4

- in a pressure pan add moong dal, tomato, onion, sambar powder, turmeric powder, salt to tase
- pressure cook for 4 - 5 whistles
- make a fine paste
- in a pan add oil
- when the oil is hot add the mustard seeds, curry leaves, urad dal, garlic, and fry for 2 mins
- add to the dal mixture
- Goes well with rice and chappathi.

This is my mom's recipe. She prepares this recipe almost everytime my hubby comes home. Very easy to prepare and good to eat when its served hot.


Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Nice comforting food... looks inviting and simple to make...

RV said...

Looks delicious and perfect for rotis.