Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Zucchini and carrot dal

I made Zucchini and carrot dal to go with the capsicum&besan fry.

1 small cup toordal(I have a different cup to measure dal)
1/2 small onion sliced
4 green chilles slit
1 zucchini peeled and cubed
1 tomato cut into small pieces
1 carrot peeled and cubed
1tsp sambar pwd
Small amla size tamarind

For tadka:
1tsp jeera
1tsp mustard seeds
2 garlic cloves crushed
2 redchillies torn into 4 pieces
4-6 curry leaves

  • Pressure cook dal with zucchini,carrot,tomato,tamarind,turmeric pwd, sambar pwd,green chillies, onion along with 3 cups(the one used for measuring dal) .
  • Remove pressure, add salt mix well.Keep aside.
  • In a kadai, heat oil/ghee. Add mustard seeds, jeera and when they crackle, add redchillies, curry leaves, garlic and fry for a min. 
  • Add this to the prepared dal and serve hot with rice with a dollop of ghee.
  • Enjoy!!!!


Aruna Manikandan said...

Simple healthy dal!!!
Thx. for sharing

Christine said...

This is a nice blog. Zucchini and carots are common food to many average person, that's why in Foodista (http://www.foodista.com) there are many recipe based on these two. Check it out sometimes.


Bhagi said...

Sry for replying late Aruna....its a healthy and yummy dal do try it.

Bhagi said...

Thank you Christine

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