Thursday, 12 January 2012

Hyderabadi Khatti Moong Dal

I found the recipe of this dal in Aarthi's Yummy Tummy. Though I make moong dal often and with almost the same set of ingredients, this one tasted different.  I always feel every change in the ingredient and recipe changes the taste drastically. Check out her site for a lot of yummy recipes.



Ingredients


Moong Dal 1 cup
Green Chilli 1 slit
Ginger 1 inch piece chopped
Garlic 3 pods
Curry Leaves few
Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
Chilli Powder 1 tsp

Tamarind Paste 1/2 tsp

Oil and Salt to taste

Mustard 1 tsp
Jeera 1 tsp
Red Chilli 1
Curry Leaves few for tempering

Method of Preparation


1. Wash Dal and soak for 15 minutes.

2. Heat a pan and the dal along with 4 cups of water, green chillies, ginger, garlic, curry leaves, turmeric and chilli powder.

3. Simmer for 20-25 minutes till the dal is cooked well. I did not allow the dal to get mushy. Left it when there was still a little bite to it.

4. Add tamarind paste and salt. Simmer for a few more minutes.

5. In another pan, heat a little oil. Add the mustard. When it sputters, add the jeera, chilli and curry leaves.

6. When it all sizzles, add to the dal mix.

Enjoy with roti or rice.





6 comments:

  1. This is such a yummy one...I would love to try it..U have made perfectly Dear..Bookmarking it..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  2. Wow such a delicious and super nutritious dal,full of flavours.

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  3. looks yummy adding tamrid pulp make it more tasty

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  4. tangy and spicy dal, looks too good,never tried dal with tamarind, will try it sometime..

    Spicy Treats
    OnGoing Event ~ Dish It Out-Brinjal n Garlic

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  5. Adding tamarind to dal gives it a nice tangy kick...I like it a lot.

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  6. yummy....spicy n tangy da....addition of tamarind is great

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