Veg Dhal

May 18, 2010

Ingredients

  • One cup of toor dal
  • One medium sized onion(finely chopped)
  • One tomato (finely chopped)
  • One cup of mixed vegetables (beans, carrot, turnip, cauliflower and peas)
  • One green chilli (finely chopped)
  • One tsp kasuri methi
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • One tsp red chilli powder
  • One tsp cooking oil
  • One tsp lemon juice
  • Salt as required

For seasoning

  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • Few curry leaves

For Garnishing

  • Few coriander leaves

Method

  1. Cook toor dal in a pressure cooker with enough water till it gets cooked.
  2. Boil the mixed vegetables with enough salt and water.
  3. In a frying pan, put one tsp oil.
  4. Add mustard and cumin seeds.
  5. Let it splutter.
  6. Add chopped green chilli and curry leaves and fry for a while.
  7. Add chopped onion and fry for two minutes.
  8. Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, asafoetida and fry till tomato gets cooked.
  9. Add the boiled vegetables and red chilli powder and cook for two minutes.
  10. Add the cooked dal, kasuri methi and enough salt.
  11. Boil for five minutes.
  12. Switch off the burner and add lemon juice.
  13. Mix well and garnish with coriander leaves.
  14. Serve hot with phulka.
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