Dal curry

Dal curry

This is a traditional Indian dish, I use to make this very often. This is a must accompanied with rasam and potato or ladysfinger fry best suits this dish.

Dal curry

Dal curry

Ingredients:

  • Pigeon pea – 4 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split black gram – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Red chillies – 3 nos
  • Onion – 1 no (medium sized_
  • Asafeotida/Hing – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tsp

Preparation:

  • Wash and drain pigeon pea. Take pigeon pea/tuvar paruppu along with turmeric powder, asafetida, salt and 2 cups of water, pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
  • Slice the onion into thin slices.
  • Remove the lid, when the pressure is released. Mash the dal well. Transfer it to a bowl.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, put mustard, blackgram, cumin seeds, red chillies and curry leaves. Wait till they crackle.
  • Put the onions and fry till they turn transparent.
  • Pour this to the dal and stir it well.

Serve along with steamed rice and ghee. It’s good for babies to be started as their first food.

 

 

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