Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Tomato Onion Dal

Dal with Tomato and with Onion.

Ingredients Needed:
1. Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
2. Tomato - 2 (Fully Ripe) Cut into big cubes
3. Onion cut into length wise - 2
4. Green Chillies - 2 (or according to taste)
5. Salt to taste
6. Turmeric Powder
7. Hing
8. Coconut Milk - 2 tablespoon
9. Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 to 3/4 tsp
10. Jeera (Cummin Seeds) - 1/4 tsp

Ingredients for Tempering:
1. Ghee 1 tsp/ Oil - 2 Tsp
2. Mustrad Seeds - 1/2 tsp
3. Curry leaves
4. Coriander leaves to garnish.

1. Fry dal in a tawa for few minutes, Wash and Cook in a separate vessel
by adding Turmeric and Jeera.
2. In a Kadai heat Oil / Ghee, temper ingredients and fry Onions till soft.
3. Now goes the Slit Green Chilli, Chillipowder and mix well.
4. Now add cubed Tomato pieces and turn 2 times without mashing the tomatoes.
5. Add Cooked dal, 1/4 cup water, cook for 5 minutes.
6. Before removing from fire add Coconut milk.

Serve the flavourful Dal with Rice or Roti.


Daily Meals said...

Colourful dal with soft rotis...looks delicious...

Sia said...

i follow same ingredients and method except addtion of coconut milk:)

Asha said...

I LOVED the Kerala photos, beautiful state you have there!

I love the taste of the Moong dal, this one is a winner. Delicious!:)

Richa said...

moong dal with those soft rotis, yummm :) coconut milk must make it so creamy.


I too make this dal and we call it poricha kuzhambu but with out coconut milk! I will try adding it next time:)

Mythreyee said...

The two tablespoons of coconut sure make a difference in the taste. It also gives the gravy a rich taste. Moong Dal is good for health. On the whole, its a wonderful side for the soft rotis.

Anonymous said...

looks veyr tasty MT!

Rama said...

Surely i"ll give a try......

DK said...

I luv this dal for tasty and healthy it is and for such a less time it takes to make them :)

Kalai said...

Looks delicious and so simple. Those rotis look so nice and soft! Yummy. :)

vimmi said...

i amke it the same way without coconut milk. with cumin, onion, tomatoes garlic. lovely color to the dal

Bharathy said...

Very homely sidedish MT..

The tomatoes normally curdle thecoconut milk na??coz of this reason I refrain from using together!..

Dhivya said...

hey good idea.i am a new blogger plz do see my blog and encourage me

Prema Sundar said...

I make this but without coconut milk. rotis are soft and good combo with dal.

Ramya said...

wow delicious MT!

Varun Gupta said...

my fav8 dish,...

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