Monday, February 1, 2016

Uduppi style thin Dal

















Ingredients :
  1. mung dal - 1/2 cup
  2. Channa dal - 1/2 cup
  3. Tomatoes - 3 ripe chopped
  4. Onion - 1 large chopped
  5. Garlic - 4 cloves crushed 
  6. green chilly - 4 slit
  7. curry leaves - 1 spring
  8. turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  9. salt - to taste
  10. Ghee - 2 tbsp
  11. shallots - 2 sliced thin
  12. mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  13. dry red chilly - 1 broken
  14. cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp

Method:
wash the dals and add to pressure cooker .
Add enough water to cover the dals plus 2 cups
add the chopped onion,tomato,crushed garlic,green chillies,and turmeric powder and stir .
Close the pressure cooker and cook until it reaches full pressure (1 whistle) .
reduce the flame and cook for 5 more minutes.
turn flame off and allow to cool .
Open the cooker and add salt to taste ,mix well and keep aside.
heat Ghee in a frying pan  and splutter the mustard and cumin seeds.
Add in the shallots and dry red chillies and curry leaves.
fry until the shallots turn golden brown .
Open the cooked and add in the cooked dal mix into the tadka .
Bring to a simmer and turn flame off.
Garnish with corriander leaves and serve with rice /idli/chappati etc.

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