Category: Dal Recipes

Toor Dal

toor dal


Ingredients

Toor dal-2 Cups

Garlic cloves-2

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Asfoedieta-2pinch

Sesame oil-1 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

 For the tempering/tadka:

Mustard seed-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chillies-2

Curry leaves


Preparation method:

  1. Add garlic, turmeric, asafoetida, cumin seeds and sesame oil to the dal
  2. Add water 1:2 ration and pressure cooks it for 5 whistles
  3. Smashed the cooked dal, add salt.
  4. Heat oil or ghee in a pan, add tempering spices.
  5. Once they splutter, add it the smashed cooked dal.
  6. Serve it hot with rice or roti

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Chayote Dal Rice

chayote rice


Ingredients:

Chow chow/chayote -250 grams

Moong dal-1 cup

Shallots-5

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida/hing- 1pinch

Green chillies-2

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves

Ghee

 For the Tempering/Tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Curry leaves


Preparation method

  1. Wash and clean the moong  dal,  add 1:2 ratio of water.
  2. Peel and cut the chayote into cubes and add it to dal.
  3. Add turmeric powder, cumin seeds, hing  and  2 garlic cloves .
  4. Add shallots, green chillies and salt.
  5. Cook it in a pressure cooker for 3 to 5 whistles.
  6. Heat ghee in a pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, urad dal, red chillies and curry leaves.
  7. Once they spluttered, add cooked chayote, mix it well and cook it for 12 mins in a low flame.
  8. Add cooked rice and mix it well, sprinkle sesame oil.
  9. Add fresh coriander leaves and serve it hot.

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Drumstick Leaves Dal Curry

Drumstick leaves dal curry

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Plantain Dal Rice

Plantain Dal Rice

Valakkai Dal Rice:


Ingredients:

Plantain-2

Chana dal- 100gms

Tomato-1 medium

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Curry leaves-1 spring

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chilleis-2

Sambar powder-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Salt to tatse

Oil


Preparation method:

Peel Plantain and cut into cubes.

Boil chana dal filter it and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal, red chillies, curry leaves and cumin seeds.

Once they splutter, add chopped tomatoes and sauté it.

Add the plantain cubes, boiled chana dal, sambar powder, turmeric, salt and hing.

Cover it and cook For the 15 min.

Add cooked rice and sprinkle sesame oil.

Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Serve it hot with raita or paapad.


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Dal(Paruppu) Rasam

Paruppu rasam

Paruppu rasam


Cooked dal-1/4 cup

Dal water-1 cup

Tamarind juice-1/4 cup

Tomato-2 medium

Green chillies-1

Turmeric-1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves and stem

 

 

For the Tadka:

Mustard-1/2 tsp

Red chillies-2

Curry leaves-1 spring

Hing-2 pinch

Ghee

 

For the DD spices:

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Pepper-1/2 tsp

Garlic cloves-4

Coriander leaves-1/2 bunch

Green chilli-1


Preparation method:

Heat pan and add chopped tomato, tamarind juice, salt, turmeric, rasam powder, cooked dal and dal water.

Boil it For the 15 mins. Simmer it For the last 8 mins.

Crush the ingredients in DD, add it to the rasam.

Heat ghee in a pan, add mustard, curry leaves, red chillies, and hing.

Once they splutter, add tadka to the rasam, simmer it For the 2 min.

Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Serve it hot.


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Chayote Dal – Kootu

chayote kootu

Chow Chow Kootu


Ingredients:

Chow chow/chayote -250 grams

Moong dal-1 cup

Shallots-5

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida/hing- 1pinch

Green chillies-2

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves

Ghee

 

For the Tempering/Tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Curry leaves


Preparation method

  1. Wash and clean the moong  dal,  add 1:2 ratio of water.
  2. Peel and cut the chow chow into cubes and add it to dal.
  3. Add turmeric powder, cumin seeds, hing  and  2 garlic cloves .
  4. Add shallots, green chillies and salt.
  5. Cook it in a pressure cooker For the 3 to 5 whistles.
  6. Heat ghee in a pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, urad dal, red chillies and curry leaves.
  7. Once they spluttered, add cooked chow chow , mix it well and cook it For the 12 mins in a low flame.
  8. Add Fresh coriander leaves and serve it hot.

 

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Moong Dal

Moong dal

Moong dal


Ingredients

Moong dal-2 Cups

Garlic cloves-2

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Asfoedieta-2pinch

Sesame oil-1 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

 

For the tempering/tadka:

Mustard seed-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chillies-2

Curry leaves


Preparation method:

  • Add garlic, turmeric, asafoetida, cumin and sesame oil to the dal
  • Add water 1:2 ration and pressure cooks it For the 5 whistles
  • Smashed the cooked dal, add salt.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a pan, add tempering spices.
  • Once they splutter, add it the smashed cooked dal.
  • Serve it hot with rice or roti

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Dal Chutney

Dal Chutney
Ingredients

Toor dal – ½ cup

 

For the Grinding

Red chillies – 4

Cumin seeds -½ TSP

Fennel seeds – ½ TSP

 

For the Tempering/Tadka:

Turmeric powder-¼ tsp

Asafoetida – 2pinch

Salt to taste

Oil


Preparation method:

  1. Wash the toor dal, and soak it For the 2 -3 hours.
  2. Grind it smoothly along with red chillies, cumin seeds, and fennel seeds.
    1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal and curry leaves.
    2. Once they splutter add the grinded dal chutney, turmeric powder, asafoetida, salt  and mix it well.
    3. Allow it to boil For the 5 mins and serve it hot with idly or dosa.

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