Thursday, July 12, 2012

Dal Curry

                                                             
Ingredients:


Oil - 1 tbsp
Toor dal - 1cup
Channa dal - 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Ginger-Garlic paste - 1tbsp
Jeera - 1tbsp
Red chilli - 4
Onion - 1(finely chopped)
Tomato - 1(finely chopped)
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tbsp
Coriander powder - 1 1/2 tbsp
Garam masala - 1/4 tbsp
Curry leaves - few
salt - as needed

Method:


Soak toor and channa dal for 1/2 hour and grind it with salt, jeera and red chilli to a smooth paste.

                                                       
Pour this paste to the greased idly plates and steam cook it for 10 mins. Then cut into small cubes.

                             
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,asafoetida,ginger-garlic paste and stir it until the raw smell goes out.
                                        
Add chopped onion, tomato & curry leaves and stir it until they soft.Then add red chilli powder,coriander powder,garam masala,salt and water. Stit it for few mins.




                                                                   
Now add the dal cubes into the gravy and stir it for 2 mins.Then turn off the flame.




Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve it for chapathi,roti and curd rice.



30 comments:

  1. Yummy side dish! looks so delicious n aromatic..

    Cheers!
    Vani

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  2. wow this is new dish and very very innovative. just one question do u add salt to dal paste or not

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    1. ya salt should be added to dal paste...thank so much meena:)

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  3. wow.. that is an interesting idea...

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  4. tempting and incredible..

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  5. very innovative, looks irresistible curry......awesome.

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  6. That's really a good try. innovative, loved it

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  7. Interesting recipe,looks so yum,will surely try this.

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  8. Never tried a curry this way. I baked some paruppu vada for curry before this....now I wanna try yours. Looks healthy and delicious.

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  9. Dal curry looks delicious. love it .

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  10. Hi Reka ,

    Dal curry looks YYummYY!!!

    Neat presentation Reka :))

    Keep on Dear...

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  11. We make similar curry from besan dumplings called gatte ke curry. Yours looks very inviting

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  12. Love the way you prepared you dal curry, cant wait to try it.

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  13. Wow! looks delicious and nice......

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  14. Innovative idea...more or less like Vada curry,right? Healthier version...looks nice Rekha!

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  15. looks so delicious. Nice dish.

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  16. That sounds so unique, delicious looking curry!

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  17. something new to me...good idea...keep it up

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  18. We too prepare this curry.Looks so inviting

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