January 14, 2015

Dal Recipe (Traditional Method)

This  boiled dal gravy with the flavour of lemon is the tradtional side dish made in South Indian Families for chapathis. Even today this dal is the most preferable side dish  of many traditional food lovers . This dal also tastes yummy when mixed in hot rice with some ghee....

Ingredients for making Dal:

Moongh Dal: 2 cups 

(or) Moongh dal and Thur dal in equal quantity

Lemon 1

Slitted green chillies 2 or 3

Chopped tomatoes from 1


For seasoning:

Mustard seeds

Cumin seeds

Urad dal

How to make Dal:

Pressure cook the dal with water to soft and keep aside.

Heat a pan with 3 tea spoons of oil.











Add the seasoning items. After they get spluttered add the green chillies and tomatoes. Fry well in medium flame.










Add the boiled moongh dal with 2 cups of water and required salt.

Let them boil well till the stuff thickens like gravy.










Switch off the stove and squeeze lemon into it.