Yellow Dal with Ginger

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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.

Ingredients:

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 !!!

Sameera

Published by Sameera's Kitchen

A little blog about ordinary and extra ordinary cooking that I do on daily basis for me and my loving family,I am a working woman pursuing an exiting career in aviation industry,with a ten year old kid.. with whatever little time I have spare in my hand after doing day to day chores......I utilise it for cooking and baking......It refreshes me completely.

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