Friday, January 30, 2015

Mix Dal: Moong, moth and chana dal


Green moong dal: 1/4 cup
Moth dal: 1/4 cup
Chana dal: 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Cooking oil: 2 tsp.
Ginger (chopped): 1 inch
Garlic (chopped): 3 cloves
Dessicated coconut: 1 tsp.
Mint leaves: a few
Cloves: 2
Cinnamon: 1 inch
Fennel seeds: 1/2 tsp.
Coriander seeds: 1/2 tsp.
Dried red chilli: 1
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp.
Onion (chopped): 1
Tomato (chopped): 1
Curry leaves: a few
Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp.

  1. Mix all the three dals and wash. Boil them with enough water and salt till the dals are soft,
  2. Make a paste of the following: ginger, garlic, coconut, mint leaves, cloves, cinnamon, fennel seeds, coriander seeds, dried red chilli. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds. Add the onion and fry until the onions are transparent.
  4. Add the tomato and salt, cook until the tomatoes become soft and mushy. Add curry leaves and turmeric powder. Mix well and add the paste prepared earlier in step 2. Mix well and let cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Mix this tempering in the boiled dals and let cook everything on medium flame for 10-12 minutes. Turn off the flame and serve with a dash of lime.

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