Sep 12, 2010

Dal Roti

Easy, tasty & low calorie dal

Serves: 3 - 4

You will need

For dal:

200 g masoor dal ( pink color dal )
3 cups ( 600 ml ) water
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon oil

For seasoning:

1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, finely sliced
2 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )
1 small green chilli, slit lengthwise
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
2 teaspoon coriander leaves, chopped


Wash and clean masoor dal.

In a bow, boil masoor dal with 3 cups ( 600 ml ) water, turmeric powder and oil. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium heat for 15 minutes or till done / and soft. Stir occasionally.

Heat oil in a wide pan. Add cumin seeds and fry on a low heat for 1 - 2 minutes or till golden color and fragrant.

Add finely sliced onions and saute till golden color.

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and slit green chilli. Mix it well and saute for 3 - 4 minutes or till dry ( thick mixture of onion - red chilli powder ).

Add cooked dal with dal stock and salt to taste. Mix it well. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 15 minutes or till dal thickens.

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis / phulkas ...


Priya said...

Very tempting and great looking dal and roti..

Lav said...

simple yummy one.....roti looks so soft...


Satya said...

always love the combo ...favorite one