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March 31, 2010

DAL SUKKA | MOONG DAL SUKHI RECIPE

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Yesterday I tried this dal sukka from Mallika badrinath’s Kurma varieties book.It was very nice..We all liked it..My hubby had this with chapathi , My doter savored this with dosa and me with curd rice..This dal tasted best for everything.If u’ve got bored by making the same Veg / Aloo kurmas , I would say this dal sukka is a nice replacement.Healthy and Easy too..Try this and let me know ..
DAL SUKKA

Ingredients:
 1 cup - 250ml
  • Moong dal – 1/4 cup
  • Big onion – 2nos (chopped finely)
  • Ginger ,Garlic – A few pieces or u can use G &G paste of 1 tsp
  • Green chilly – 1 no (long one) (adjust)
  • Jeera /cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder –1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt & water – As needed
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – to garnish
  • Lemon Juice – A few drops
Method :
  • Grind ginger , garlic and green chilly to a paste and set aside.
  • Take a broad kadai ( i did it in the cooker base directly).Add a tbsp of oil and add  the paste to it.saute for sometime and then add the onion julienne's.
  • Saute till it turns transparent.
  • Then add all the powders and mix well.Do not add water ..All the masala get cooked in the oil itself.A nice aroma wafts around.
  • Now add the moong dal and fry for a minute.
  • Add the water , required salt and close the cooker .
  • Cook till the moong dal gets cooked.I kept for one whistle.
  • Now open the cooker and mash the dal a little with ladle.
  • Roast the jeera in little oil and add it to the cooked dal.
  • Add few drops of lime juice and mix well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve with chapathi , curd rice. dosa/idly and ENJOY !!


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30 comments :

Sarah Naveen said...

Curry looks so yummy..perfect with hot rice :)

Ana Powell said...

So flavoursome x

Aruna Manikandan said...

gravy looks delicious dear :-)

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Super dhal om hot rice.................

Raks said...

Dal sukka sounds good and mutter paneer from My dhaba recipe is sure keeper!

Hayley said...

Both dishes looks delicious and tasty!

Unknown said...

Both recipes looks fantastic & mouthwatering..

Tina said...

Soooo colourful and yummy...

GEETHA ACHAL said...

dal sukka..sounds nice...Me too used to do this way....little bit different...

Padma said...

Nice dhal.. perfect with rice.

Gita Jaishankar said...

Dhal looks so yum...nice click :)

Hari Chandana P said...

dal looks soo yummy & healthy.. nice clicks too.. nice job!!

Lena Jayadev said...

woww..this is my all time favorite..how aer you chithra???

Sashi said...

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gtyuk said...

dhal looks fantastic and nice variation of the usual one!!!
mutter paneer looks delectable too, I love the recipes at my dhaba too!!!

Pedhakka said...

Wow !!! First time here !! Your blog is so neat and I like your writeup !!!

Indrani said...

Dal looks so appetizing...I have some gifts for u in my blog..pl. collect

Priya Suresh said...

Thats a delicious and tempting dal sukka Chitra, looks really comforting..

Ms.Chitchat said...

Lovely dal, comforting too. Love to have with garam rotis.

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Wow looks nice dal...

Kalyani said...

wow delicious dal ...

Nammaruchi.blogspt.com said...

mouyh watering dal!nice...

Pravs said...

very nice dal preparation.Love the pic.

Ammu Madhu said...

i love to have this with chapathis r even plain rice.lovely dish.

Shama Nagarajan said...

hai dear...how did i missed this yummy dish for 4 days?........delicious dear...my reader is not showing your page....what should i do for it?......please let me know....

Parita said...

Dal looks very inviting!

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Comforting Dal recipe...Looks yummy...Thanks for visiting my blog..

ARUNA said...

Looks so gorgeous with great color. Yumm one!

AdukalaVishesham said...

very nice side with rotis...

Unknown said...

Dhal looks very inviting !