Thursday, June 17, 2010

Daal Chaval


                                                               A simple weeknight meal ...........

Toor Daal/ Arhar dal/ Pigeon pea: 1 cup, washed and pressure cooked - keep aside.

For tempering: heat ghee/clarified butter, add
Mustard: 1 tsp
Cumin: 1/2 tsp
Split green chili:1
Curry leaves: 1-2
 Freshly ground black pepper (8-10)
 Asafoetida ( pinch).

Add the tempering also called tadka to the daal along with salt, turmeric and bring to a boil, Remove from heat and add the juice of half a lemon .Garnish with cilantro and serve with hot white rice and ghee.
                   
                                                       Simple and Soulful ...!

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19 comments:

  1. Can it get any better than this? Simple dal-chawal :)

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  2. slurrrrrrrrrrrrp the mouth watering dish....nice click..

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  3. ghee rice and dall really nice combination..very simple dal dish..nicely presented..lovely pics

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  4. Thanks for visiting my blog..
    Daal, chawal with one piece of pickle is a simple but satisfying dish..

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  5. whadaaa a click..I am hungry nowwww...looks so delicious and soothing.

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  6. Thank you for leaving a lovely comment on my blog...
    you have a beautiful space here...awesome clicks...

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  7. Hey Pics was fabulous and My al time fav is this DAL...and served it with ghee is really mouth watering one....too good...First time to ur blog and u have a lovely space.... good one...

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  8. Thanks for stopping by :) The dal looks yummy. I love dal n rice Topped with a tsp desi ghee. I add chopped garlic too in my dal, and I dont add black peppercorn, that's the only difference, otherwise, even I prepare it this way :)

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  9. So true - simple & soulful. absolutely nothing matches this dal chaval combo, on any day. Lovely pics. :)

    Siri

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  10. Simple dal chawal.. a superb combo and pickle also..love it.

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  11. true! one of the most comforting food.
    Neat picture

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  12. Staple in my house too! love them with green chutney..

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  13. The most satisfying combo ever!

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  14. Thanks for dropping by and for your lovely comment :-)

    This is the most delicious combo :-)

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  15. nice click..looks so delicious..

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  16. My all time favorite dish...dal chaawal! You hit the nail on the head spot on!

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  17. Is there anything more perfect and more wholesome than daal-chawal? Delicious photos.

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