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Friday, 28 March 2008

Dhal Curry

A simple dhal curry preparation. This is a quick recipe which strikes my mind when I got to cook in a rush. Its great with steaming white rice and spicy potato fry.


Toor Dhal 1 Cup
Small Onion (Shallots) 2 to 3
Garlic pods 2
Green Chili 2 or 3
Tomato 2 Small
Jeera powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Dry Red chili 3
Cummin seeds 1/4 Teaspoon
Curry Leaves a bunch

  • Wash the dhal and take it in cooker.
  • Addd chopped onions, tomato, slitted green chili and crushed garlic pods.
  • Add asafoetida, turmeric powder and jeera powder.
  • Add lttle water and pressure cook the dhal.
  • Add salt and little water boil it for 5 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds.
  • When it splits add jeera seeds, curry leaves and dry chili.
  • Add this to the dhal curry and mix well.


Saskia said...

I made this tonight and it turned out very well. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Excellent. very easy and good recipe. thanks.