Saturday, May 18, 2013

Saayi Dal/Split Green Moong Dal with Garlic Tadka

The Third Week of Blogging Marathon, I chose Sindhi Cuisine, Wanted to Move out of my comfort zone and try out other cuisines too. So in the order, first comes Sindhi Saayi Dal. A Mild, Comforting Dal, Love the Garlic Tadka in it. Kuttu is a big fan of Dal-Rice, he loved this Saayi dal more than us.
Ingredients
1.5 Cups of Dhuli Moong/Split green gram dal
1 Large Tomato, Chopped
2 nos green chilies, chopped into two
1 tsp shredded ginger
1/4 tsp turmeric
Salt to taste
Fresh Coriander for garnishing
Tempering
1-2 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
4-5 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 sprigs of curry leaves

Method
  • Wash and soak the dal for 15 minutes in water.
  • To this Dal add chopped tomatoes, green chilies, ginger, turmeric and salt. Add 3 cups of water to this and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles.
  • When the pressure releases, mash the dal roughly with the back of a laddle.
  • Heat the oil given under "Tempering", Splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, add curry leaves and chopped garlic.


  • Let the garlic roast and turn brown, add this sizzling Tadka to the Dal and Serve Hot with Rice.
  • We Enjoyed this Dal with Hot Rice, Accompanied by Pickle and a Glass of Spiced Buttermilk, Lunch Settled

12 comments:

  1. Thick dal makes me drool..Wat a wonderful spread,inviting.

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  2. pictures look so amazing. makes me want to grab a spoon and dig in

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  3. very beautiful clicks, and nice and simple recipe

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  4. That dal looks so satisfying. Some papad pickle @ rice just completes it.

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  5. Such a simple and comforting dal. Looks delicious.

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  6. Lovely pictures...and no one can say to such simple and comforting dals..

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  7. Very comforting to have moong dal like this!!

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  8. healthy and tasty.. love the comforting dal... so versatile to eat with rice or roti... thanks for the recipe..
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  9. This is one of the simplest daals cooked in Sindhi homes..and who can say it has been cooked by a S Indian..u rock Priya!

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