April 15, 2016

MOONG DAL WITH ZUCCHINI AND TOMATO

Ingredients:
Moong dal - 1 cup
Tomatoes - 1 cup(chopped)
Zucchini - 1 (peeled and chopped into 1" cubes)
Water - 4 cups
Ghee - 5 tsp
Minced ginger - 1/2 tbsp
Cumin seeds -   1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2  tsp
Green chillies- 4 (chopped)
Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt
Fresh coriander leaves to garnish

Method:

  • Heat 3 tsp of ghee in pressure cooker, add washed moong dal, turmeric and asafoetida. Fry for 30 seconds on medium heat.
  • Add vegetables, chillies, ginger and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.
  • Add water and close the lid. Cook upto 3 whistles or till dal is soft and tender.
  • Once the lid is open,add salt and chilli powder and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Heat the remaining ghee; add cumin and mustard; allow them to crackle.
  • Pour this over dal.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot. 


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