Friday, 5 April 2013

Green Dal


Moong Dal 1.5 cups
Mustard 1/2 tsp
Jeera 1 tsp

To make Paste
Coconut 3/4 cup
Coriander leaves 1 cup
Green Chilli 2
Curry leaves few
Garlic 10 pods (less for less garlicky taste)
Ginger 1 inch piece

Method of Preparation

1. Cook Moong dal with 4-5 cups of water.

2. Make a paste of coconut, coriander leaves, green chilli, curry leaves, garlic and ginger adding enough water.

3. Heat a little oil in a pan. Add mustard. When it sputters, add jeera.

4. When it sizzles, add the paste and saute for a couple if minutes.

5. Add the cooked dal along with some salt.

6. Bring it boil and simmer for a little bit till the raw smell of masala is gone.

Enjoy with some rice.

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