Monday, January 16, 2012

lemon dal

Turdal(red gram/yellow lentils)-1/2 cup
moong dal(split green gram)-2tbsp

for the seasoning:-
red chilly-2
curry leaves-8-10
green chilly-1(chopped)


  • Pressure cook both the dals in  1ltr of water for 30mins.
  • when the cooker cools down strain the dal soup and keep aside.
  • In a cooking pot boil dal soup with little salt and switch off the fire.
  • Now squeeze 1/2 lime into the dal and keep aside.
  • Now take a pan for seasoning.Add a tsp of oil or ghee.when its hot add some mustard and cumin.when mustard start to splutter add green chilly and red chilly along with curry leaves and switch off the gas.
  • Now add this seasoning to the dal.
  • serve hot.Add little pepper powder while serving.
Note:- The strained dal can be used for making dal fry or add this to some boiled veg while making sambar or  to any other dishes of your choice.


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