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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Easy Carrot dal Recipe - Side dish for Chapathi,Roti & Rice

Carrot dal is an Easy dal Recipe made with  Carrots & dal. This dal Goes well with chapathi,Roti,Phulka & Jeera Rice. It is a kids friendly side dish Recipe.Carrots boots the immune system. It improves the eye sight.dal is a filling food packed with protein & fiber. Now we will see the preparation of dal.






Easy Carrot dal

 Prep Time : 10 min. 
Cook Time :  20     minutes.
Recipe Category:dal Recipes
Serves  :   4

Ingredients

Moong dal / Masoor dal - 1/2 cup.
Carrot - 4 (small size) or 2 (large size)
Pearl onions - 15.
Tomato - 2.
Ginger - 1/2 inch.
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp.
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp.
Salt - to taste.



To temper

Ghee/oil - to fry.
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Green chillies -  2 -3.
Garlic - 4 (crushed)
hing - Generous Pinch.
Curry leaves - 1 sprig.


Preparation

  • chop the pearl onions,tomatoes,Ginger & Green chillies finely.
  • Peel the skin of carrots & chop it.
  • Slightly crush the Garlic.




Method

  • Take a small cooker wash & add Moong dal, chopped onions,tomato,Ginger,Turmeric & chilli Powder. Add nearly 1 + 1/2 cups of water, such that dal immerse in water.


  • Pressure Cook for  4 - 5 whistles.
  • When the pressure subsides, open the lid,slightly mash the dal with masher or whisk.Then add needed water,according to the consistency & allow it to boil for 4 - 5 minutes.

  • Meanwhile heat the Ghee, add mustard seeds when it splutters add cumin seeds when it sizzles add Green chillies,Garlic  & curry leaves.When Garlic turns Golden brown colour add hing, give a quick mix.

  • Pour the Tadka over the dal. Serve hot with chapathi,Roti or Rice.
                                   

Notes
  • I used Moong dal instead you can use Masoor dal also.
  • you can add 2 to 3 tsp of lemon juice, to dal before serving.
  • you can add 1/4 tsp of Garam Masala to Enhance the flavour.
  • Making the tadka using Ghee gives nice flavour to dal.
  • Crush the Garlic for nice aroma. 





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