Friday, December 2, 2011

Sweet & sour dal

I am telling you about a delicious recipe of khatti meethi dal or sweet & sour dal.This dal goes very well with rice or chapati.You can use mix dals or just toor dal it’s up to your choice. The right quantity of tamarind and jaggery is what enhances the taste of the dal. Drizzle some ghee on the dal rice and enjoy it eating hot.

  • 1/2 cup toor dal
  • 1 small round tamarind
  • Jaggery small round
  • Jeera
  • Mustard 
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric
  • Red chilli powder
  • Salt 
  • 1/4 spoon dhaniya jeera powder
  • Oil
  • Corriander leaves
Process->Wash and soak the dal in water for 30 minutes. Add some hing and turmeric and cook the dal in the pressure cooker giving it 3 whistles. In the mean while boil the tamarind in little water and remove the juice from the tamarind. Strain the tamarind juice and it that mix the jaggery. In a cooking vessel pour some oil and let it get heated. In that add jeera and mustard seeds and let it splutter. Sauté the garlic and curry leaves. Pour the cooked dal in the tadka. Now add the tamarind and jaggery water juice. Adjust the salt, red chilli powder and dhaniya jeera powder as per taste. Garnish it with some corriander leaves.

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