Thursday, March 27, 2008

Ghee rice with Moong dal curry


Ingredients for Moond dhal

1 cup whole moong dhal ( green )
1 tomato (chopped)
1 onion (chopped)
3 garlic cloves ( chopped)
1 tsp cumin seeds and musturd seeds
1/2 tsp turmuric
1 tsp chillis powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp kasuri methi
2 tbs oil
salt
1 tbs butter
cilantro
2 cardamom pods,cloves,cinnamon

Method



Soak moong dal over night


Heat oil in a preassure cooker add cumin seeds ,musturd seeds,cardamom pods,cloves ,cinnamon fry for min then add chopped garlic fry until golden


Now add chopped onions ,salt,turmuric sautee untill onions are soft then add chopped tomatoes,garam masala,kasurimethi,chilli powder cook on low flame until tomatoes are mashed

Now add soaked moong dhal and 2 cups water ,mix everything and cook until 2 wistles ( or until dal becomes soft) open lid and add chopped cilantro and butter



DONE



Ingredients for ghee rice

2 cups basmathi rice
1/2 cup frozen green peas
2 cardamom pods,cloves,cinnamon
3 green clillis (slit)
3 tbs ghee
salt

Method

Wash rice 2 to 3 times and soak for 30 min

Add 1: 2 ratio of rice and water add salt and 1/2 tsp ghee or butter ,cook until rice is fluffy , spread it on a wide plate and cool for sometime

Cook frozen green peas with salt in a microwave for 3 min

Heat ghee in a wide pan add cardamom,cloves,cinnamon,green clillis fry for a min then add green peas and cooled rice mix everything fry for 2 to 3 min

Adjust salt and done

Serve hot with moongdal curry

29 comments:

shriya said...

Sagari I always love your food pictures and this one makes me to drool over here . It looks so delicious and I love the moong dal curry.

Uma said...

Wonderful curry and tempting rice, sagari! Simply superb.

Seema said...

Wow! These look delicious.. Moogh curry looks yum, great photo!

Kalai said...

Gorgeous curry and perfect rice, Sagari! Nice one! :)

Divya Vikram said...

Ghee rice looks pretty and the moong dhall is a perfect combination..

Cham said...

I love the combo, pretty healthy curry too :)

Namratha said...

Delicious dishes Sagari, love them both!

Rupa said...

Great combination..pictures are fantabulous..This curry is new for me..I usually make moongdal usali..Will try this one.Thanks for sharing

kamala said...

curry looks delicious.As usual ur pictures r good

Lavi said...

Delicious looking curry sagari.

easycrafts said...

We normally have this as a side dish for chapatis...got to try with rice too...nice color of the gravy

Jayashree said...

Nice recipe....the curry looks fab...

Saswati said...

nice combo Sagari and the pics are fab....makes me drool.

sra said...

Your ghee rice looks beautiful

Rachel said...

Nice pic...both dishes are lovely!

Homecooked said...

This looks delicious! I love moong dal and your pic made me drool!

Seena said...

Lovely moong dal curry.. :)

JennDZ - The Leftover Queen said...

That sure does sound good! All those delicious flavors!

Welcome to The Foodie Blogroll! :)

Dee said...

I love whole moong dal , however i restrict it to sprouting it or making dosas. will try this now. Thanks for the recipe sagari

Laavanya said...

Pressure cooking it all together definitely makes it very delcious and I love that picture of the dhal..

Dhivya said...

wow!wonderful recipe and picture...mouthwatering one!!

Annu said...

Rice looks sooooo colourful,Moong dal is my all time faviourt.

Cynthia said...

This is soooooo good!

LG said...

awesome combo Sagari!

Swati: Sugarcraft India said...

Great pictures Sagari... you do magic with the camera!!! Delicious moong dal!!

Rosie said...

Hi Sagari, gosh I have been missing so much since my illness! Just look at your wonderful photo's of curry and rice - simple stunning!!

Rosie x

ANJALI J. said...

sounds delicious.. Your pictures are so good, so clear!

Mrs.Kannan said...

Wow,Combo seems different,and ghee rice seems to be easy to make with your method.Pic are great..

sharlin kaur said...

today Going to make this in evening. I have a desi ghee at home which i brought from Haryana NDRI