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Friday, March 20, 2009

Lentils curry Recipe(toor Dal)

Today,let us cook the Indian lentils curry,it is also called toor dal in India,and is rich in proteins as well as it is a non meat meal. Hence it is an easy dish to prepare for the vegetarians who prefer not to eat a non vegetarian food.

The ingredients for this dal preparation is :

  1. Take around 1/2 cup of toor dal and pressure cook it with water,the level of water can be just above the dal.
  2. garlic 5-6 pods.
  3. onion small size ,chopped.
  4. red chilly 2,broken to small pieces.
  5. curry leaves 2 tablespoonful.
  6. mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoonful.
  7. cumin seeds 1 teaspoonful.
  8. asafoetida powder a pinch.
  9. 2 tablespoonful ,cooking oil.
  10. tomato 1 medium sized,chopped.

Method of cooking:

  • Take the oil in a pan for heating.
  • Add the red chilly pieces and fry.
  • Next,add mustard seeds and let them splatter.
  • followed by cumin seeds.
  • add the curry leaves,asafoetida powder.
  • Next add the chopped garlic.
  • Followed by the onion.
  • next add the tomato and cook by covering the pan.
  • when the tomatoes are soft add the dal or the lentils,previously boiled to soften.
  • Mix well and cook for few more min.

A tasty Dal is ready for eating with roti or rice,I had grilled salmon for side dish with this delicious meal.
Dal or lentil curry is a very delicious curry as well as it costs much less,this whole meal did not cost more than $5 for the whole family and yet it was a healthy meal of the day.
Indian dishes recipes brought this nutritious meal todayto all of you,there is more to come in the days to follow,so keep visiting the blog and include some comments,so that i will know where I have done mistakes in writing this blog.

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