Sunday, February 19, 2012

Masala Multi Dhal

Toor Dhal 1/2 cup
Moong Dhal 1/2 cup
Chana dhal 1/2 cup
Masoor dhal 1/2 cup
Onion 1
Tomato 1
Oil 2 tsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste

Grind to fine paste
Garlic 3 pods
Ginger 1 inch
Red dry chilly 3
Cinnamon 1 inch
Black peppercorns 4
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds 1tsp

Wash all the dhals and pressure cook until soft.
Grate the onion and chop the tomato into medium size.
Make a fine paste of the things mentioned for grinding adding little water.
Heat oil in a pan add grated onion and saute for 2-3mins or until colour changes, now add the chopped tomato and the ground paste of the spices and cook on simmer for 4-5mins.
When tomato is soft add turmeric and salt.
Finally add the cooked dhals and water and mix well and cook for 5mins. Adjust the consistency of the dhal by adding more water if required.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve Masala Multi dhal with rice or chapathi

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