Saturday, January 5, 2008

Vegetable Dal


Ingredients:
1/4 cup toor dal
1/4 cup chana dal
1/2 cup chopped mixed vegetables(eggplant , beans , green peas)
1/2 onion ( chopped)
1 small tomato (chopped)
1/2 tsp turmuric
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tbs tamarind paste
salt

for tadka:
3 tbs oil
3 garlic cloves ( chopped)
1 tsp cumin & musturd seeds
2 dry red chillis
1/2 spring curry leaves


Method: cook both dals with 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker until soft, mash and keep aside.
In a sauce pan add vegetables,tamarind paste,chopped onions , tomatos and 1 cups water cook until vegetables are cooked completely.
Now add mashed dhal ,salt,turmuric,chilli powder,coriander powder and salt to cooked vegetables if required add water ( until u get thick sambar consistancy) simmer for 10 min
FOR TEMPERING
Heat oil in a pan add cumin and musturd seeds,red chillis, garlic and curry leaves add tadka to
dal and vegetable mixture

SERVE HOT WITH RICE and papad

30 comments:

Rosie said...

WOW this vegetable Dal looks stunning!! I've never made this before but looking at your recipe I'm thinking; what have I been missing out of?!

Brilliant post :D

Rosie x

chithra said...

Gr8!Yet another yummy vegetable curry...

Jeena said...

Wow Sagari this veggie dhal looks so wonderful! I love the colour of the sauce it looks so delicious. Great recipe. :-)

Shankari said...

Another comfort food for me other than rasam

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

Looks beautiful!!!!

Namratha said...

Hmm veg sambar, a must have in most south indian homes na? :) Love yours, esp the garlic tadka, I can almost smell it!! :)

aparna said...

Interesting dal. A sort of cross between a dal and a sambhar,I guess.

Maya Shanbhag said...

Dal in any form with rice is comfort food for me..With veggies in it, all the more welcome :)...

Daily Meals said...

Wow! The dal looks delicious.

Bharathy said...

A combo of dals,and veggies,with a touch of tamarind!..somewjere between dal tadka and sambhar..
Wonderful curry.Should go with anything!!

Thanu said...

Wow Sagari! Whats more comforting than this kind of home made dal and rice :) Nice recipe.

swapna susarla said...

wow that looks good sagari.the pics are really great!!

Shivapriya said...

Looks great, delicious. My friend makes this but she just uses toor dal.

Seema said...

Looks yum, Dhal veggis all good stuff together :-)

Meera said...

Daal and rice is an ultimate comfort food, isn't it? Addition of veggies make it even healthier. Your picture makes me crave for it. Thanks for sharing, Sagari.

Rajitha said...

yummy! the dal looks soo delicious :)

Happy cook said...

Yumm what can be better than dal and rice.
Love the garlic shrimps from the older post too

Dhivya said...

a totally comfort food which brings back memories of home! yum!

Laavanya said...

I love the pictures. Dhal looks so creamy and mild.

Susan from Food Blogga said...

What a warm and comforting dish this is, Sagari. It's perfect for January.

ashima said...

Yum!
Makes me wish I could reach out and just have some for dinner!

Beautiful pictures and delicious post!

Very best wishes!

mallurecipes said...

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Madhavi said...

Spicy one place combo replacing many dishes.I like this.Perfect for a cool winter day with warm rotis I guess?

Mocha said...

I love ur blog. Hardly visit any blogs not because I dont like it becuase I am a comptuer addict and like to stay away from comp. You make something as simple as dhal look so elegant.

Rina said...

Sagari, never combined channa and toor dhall. Will definetly love to try this combo.

The Cooking Ninja said...

hmmm...simply delicious looking. I have to try my hands at making this dal. :)

Thanks for dropping by my blog. :)

AnuSriram said...

Looks yummy sagari... Nice recipe to try...

easycrafts said...

Nice colour of the dal...will surely try sometime for rotis

Kribha said...

Dal is a perfect comfort food that I never get bored of. I've never combined toor and channa dal before. That's a great idea. Got to try it.

Miss Bellevue :) said...

wow Sagri it's looking so tempting..I am ready to eat it with rice yum yum:)