Monday, January 31, 2011

Khatti Meethi Gujrati Dal

Tur Dal / Pigeon Peas lentil - 1/2 cup
Turmeric - a pinch

Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - 5
Green Chillies - 3, finely chopped
Tomato - 1, small, chopped
Ginger - 1/2 inch, grated
Raw peanuts - a handful
Grated Jaggery - 3 tsp

Cook dal in a pressure cooker along with salt, pinch of turmeric and sufficient water. Mash the cooked dal well.

Heat oil in a pan. Temper with mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, curry leaves.

Add the chopped tomato, green chillies and ginger. Cook till the tomato becomes mushy.

Add the dal, peanuts and grated jaggery. Add some water to reach desired consistency..

Bring it to boil and boil for 5 minutes, Adjust the seasonings and serve hot.

1 comment:

Soma said...

My mom in law makes this and I have it as soup! Lovely, light and delicious.