May 10, 2017

Paasi Paruppu Masiyal / Moong Dal Tadka

What is called is Dal Tadka ( a famous north indian dish) is also prepared in our villages. Its very easy to prepare and good to have when one has stomach upset. Its also prescribed for mothers who have to breast feed their babies.

Recipe Cuisine : Indian | Recipe Category: Sidedish
Preparation Time: 5 mins  | Cooking Time: 20 mins | Yields: 1 cup
Moong Dal / Paasi Paruppu
½ cup
Turmeric Powder
¼ tsp
As required
To Temper:

2 tsp
Mustard Seeds
¼ tsp
Urad Dal
¼ tsp
Curry Leaves
1 spring
Green Chillies
Roughly Chopped Onion
¼ cup
Chopped Garlic Pods
1 tbsp
Chopped Tomato
To Garnish:

Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves
1 tbsp

1. Dry roast the dal   till nice aroma comes out. Allow it to cool down completely.
2. Pressure cook the dal with ½ cup of water for 2 whistles in high flame.
3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait for splutter.
4. Then add urad dal and curry leaves and urad dal. Sauté for few seconds.
5. Add green chillies (split it into two halves) and fry for few seconds.
6. Then add chopped onion and chopped garlic. Fry them till the onion becomes translucent.
7. Add tomato and fry till the tomato becomes mushy.
8. Then add cooked dal ( from 2), turmeric powder amd salt. Mix them well.
9. Cook till the dal becomes thick and then add chopped coriander leaves.
Yummy and tasty dal is ready to serve with rice and chapathi.

1. Adjust the chilli level according to your taste.


Fullscoops said...

Such a simple and tasty dish!

Kurinji said...

@Beulah : Thank you

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