Saturday, December 29, 2012

Yellow Mung dal with Dill / Yellow split lentils with Dill

As you by now know I like all the vegetables including greens and Dill is on top of the chart, it's easy to pill, clean and chop. I always have frozen ready to go dill in freezer so when I have to make this dish , it's handy. Just put it in pan and I am done. Let me show you how to make this dish. Not only this is healthy with greens and dal in one dish but it is very tasty and quick dish to make it when you are in hurry to put diner on the table.

4 cups wash yellow mung dal
2 cups wash and chopped dill
1 tsp mustard seeds
3-4 dry whole red chilies
pinch of hing
1 tbsp each ginger and green chili paste
1 tbsp tomato puree or 1 chopped tomato
1 tsp haldi powder
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp mix cinnamon and clove powder
salt to taste
3 tsp oil


Heat a oil in pan, add mustard seeds when pop add whole red chilies and hing.
add tomato puree, ginger green chili paste, powder masala and mix well.
cook till oil floats on top.
Now add dal and dill and add cup of water, you don't need mushy dal so just add enough water to cook the dal, start by adding cup and if dal is not cook then add half cup more.
Add salt as per your taste and cover it and cook it on medium flame till 90% water is gone and dal is fully cooked.
Serve hot with rice, roti or paratha.

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