2013/12/05

GONGURA DAL FOR VEGAN THURSDAY



INGREDIENTS :

Toor dal -1 cup 
Gongura leaves-3 cups 
Red chillies - 3
Turmeric powder -1 tsp
Salt to taste
Fenugreek/Methi seeds - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp  
Jeera - 1 tsp
A pinch of asafoetida
Sambar powder - 1 tsp 
Onion - 1 finely chopped
Garlic cloves - few

METHOD OF PREPARATION :


  1. Pressure cook the dal with turmeric powder and a spoon of oil for 5-6 whistles till the dal is cooked well.
  2. Meanwhile ,heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds,jeera and fenugreek seeds.
  3. When they splutter, add asafoetida and red chillies.Saute for few seconds.Then add chopped onion and saute till tender.
  4. Then , add well washed gongura leaves . Cover with a lid for a minute in a slow flame .The leaves will be cooked well.
  5. Add dal and salt with little water .Mix well.
  6. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes.


Serve hot with hot rice.Linking it with Vegan Thursday 




16 comments :

Ramya Venkat said...

delicious dal

Asiya Omar said...

Wow ! Nice click and healthy dish.

Chandrani Banerjee said...

Very nutitious and yummy dal.

Sapana Behl said...

Very healthy dal preparation!

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Healthy and delicious lentils curry.

Priya Anandakumar said...

Very comforting, delicious and tangy dal, love it...

Saranya Balaji said...

love this tangy flavors...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and tasty looking. Looks very inviting as well.
Deepa

Hema said...

Tangy and yummy dal..

sripriya vidhyashankar said...

Looks nice.. perfect with rice and dal..

Krithi Karthi said...

Yummy looking dhal..
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Navaneetham Krishnan said...

Nice version of sambar but not sure about the gongura leaves. I am sure I can use spinach leaves for the same fabulous flavors.

sangeetha pn said...

Heard a lot about gonghura leaves, never used them though.. This looks delicious

Chitra Ganapathy said...

I have tried this very long back.tastes yummy

Arthy shama said...

Gongura dal looks stunning and tempting as well

Priya R said...

dal with gongura is so new to me