Friday, July 1, 2011

Simple Dhall

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What better side dish than protein rich dhall,right? I love dhall so much that I can have it daily.There are days where you want have just easy simple dinners.I am sure dhall will be on the top list.This dhall is so delicious and can prepared in no time with just very few ingredients.


1) Thoor dhall cooked - 1/2 cup
2) Tomato chopped - 1 big
3) Onion chopped - 1 small
4) For tempering:
Ghee/oil - 1tblsp
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Carom seeds(ajwain/omam) - 1tsp
Red chilly - 1
Hing - little
Curry leaves - few
5) Green chilly - 1 to 2
6) Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
7) Salt to taste
8) Sugar(optional) - a pinch
9) Fresh coriander leaves for garnish.

In a pot,heat oil/ghee and saute all tempering ingredients one by one,until nice aroma comes.Add,onions and green chilly,saute till translucent.Now,add the chopped tomato and fry for a minute or two,till the tomato becomes soft.This is the time to add the cooked dhall to the pot.Pour little water,add turmeric powder,salt and sugar.Bring it to a boil.That's it,switch of the stove and garnish with coriander leaves.

Hot dhall is ready!!! Serve it with rotis or with hot steaming ghee rice and believe me it will be so awesome!!!....yummm!!!

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