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Monday, March 8, 2010

Tadka Dal(Paruppu)


1 cup Toor dal
1 1/2tbsp Yellow onion (chopped)
1/2 Tomato (chopped)
2 green chilli (slit)
1/4tsp Turmeric powder


4 dry red chillies (broken)
1/2tsp mustard seeds
1/2tsp urad dal
1tsp cumin seeds
1 1/2tbsp Yellow onion (chopped)
2 garlic pods (minced)
1-2 green chilli (chopped)
5-6 Curry leaves
Pinch of Asafoetida
1 1/2tbsp ghee
How to:
  • Pressure cook the toor dal along with onion, tomato, green chilli and turmeric powder.
  • Once cooked, mash it up, adjust the salt and keep it aside.
  • In a pan, heat ghee, add the tadka ingredients in the given order and fry'em.
  • Now add it to the mashed dal and mix it well.
  • Finally, garnish with cilantro.
Serve with steamed rice or chapathi.
Who doesn't love paruppu sadam (rice) with ghee?

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