Yellow Dal with Ginger


In my home this dal is known as monu chi dal,monu is my nani, this is her recipe,so me,my mom,my aunt we all have named it after her.Combination  of ghee and ginger gives a varied taste to this otherwise simple dal.Goes very well with steamed rice.


1 Cup tur dal (Soaked in two cups of water for 2 hours).

1 Small onion chopped.

1 Small tomato.

2-3 Green chillies.

1 tbsp Ghee.

1 tsp mustard seeds.

1 tsp jeera.

1/2 tsp asafoetida.

5-6 Curry leaves.

1 tbsp Ginger chopped

1/2 tsp turmeric powder.

2 tbsp chopped corriander leaves.

Salt to taste.

Method :

Add chopped onion,tomatoes  and chillies to washed and soaked dal.

Pressure cook in cooker upto 3-4 whistles.

Heat ghee in a pan.Add mustard seeds,jeera,asafoetida,curry leaves,chopped ginger and turmeric powder.

Add cooked dal and salt.

Let it come to boil.

Add chopped corriander leaves and let it simmer for 2 minutes.

Serve hot with steam rice.

Happy Cooking !!!


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