Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Spicy Dal

Spicy Dal

Preparation Time:10-15 minutes
Cooking time:-20 minutes
Serving: 4 persons

Ingredients :
Red Gram (Toor Da)l-100 gms
Bengal gram (Channa Da)l-25 gms
Green Peas-1/4 cup
Salt – as per taste
Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
Onion-2 medium in size
Ginger garlic paste-1 tbs
Tomato puree-1/2 cup
Green Chillies-2 finely chopped
Dry Red chillies-2
Asafetida- a pinch
Gram masala powder-1/2 tsp
Chilli powder- Itsp
Mustured seeds-1 tsp
Jeera-1 tsp
Oil-1 tsp

Method:
Pressure cook toor dal with sufficient water and turmeric powder and mash the dal, after it has been cooked. Heat the oil in a pan, add mustered seed,cumin seeds, dry red chillies and asafetida and fry till they pop up. Add the finely chopped onion into it and let it turn light pink in color then add onion garlic paste and tomato puree and all spices into it fry it well till the raw smell of masala goes. Then add dal with salt. Let it get boil for 5 mintues. Then remove it from flame and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with roti parathas or rice whatever you like.

Calorie Count
One medium bowl of dal contains approximately 220 calorie.

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