Monday, September 2, 2013

Simple dal/Parippu curry (Serves 4)

Dal/parippu curry

Ingredients

1. Toor/Tuvar dal /thuvara parippu 1 cup
2. Mustard seeds ¼ tsp
    Green chilly 2 nos, finely chopped
    Ginger 1 small piece, chopped
    Garlic 1 clove, chopped
    Onion ¼ cup, chopped
3. Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
4. Salt as needed
5. Oil 2 tsp
6. Water 2 ½ cups

Preparation

  • Wash the dal well under running water 3 times. Transfer to a pressure cooker along with enough salt and 2 cups water, pressure cook to 2 whistles. Allow pressure to release itself and set aside.
  • In a pan, add oil and splutter mustard seeds. Next add all the other ingredients numbered 2 and sauté till onions turn translucent.
  • Add turmeric powder and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Pour the cooked dal along with the liquid plus ½ cup more water. Cook till boiling, check for salt and garnish with cilantro.
  • Enjoy this simple comfort dal with rotis …

Notes: You can also add a small tomato along with the ingredients 2 while cooking.

Cheers!!!
Suji

5 comments :

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    1. :), ours too Sujatha...Hope you continue to enjoy my recipes :)

      Regards
      Suji

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    1. I know Nisha, and soo many congrats on all your achievements ketto:), I saw the ad and you did great!

      Regards
      Suji

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  3. Dal makes me drool..wat a comforting food.

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