Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Spicy MASOOR DAL with coconut paste

1 cup Split Red Lentil ( wash & soak for 15-20 min.)
1 meduim sized sliced Onion  
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder  
1/2 cup grated Coconut
2 chopped Tomato
1 tsp each Mustard-cumin Seeds
1 tblsp Oil
Salt to taste
chopped Coriander Leaves  

Grind the grated coconut with a little water to a smooth paste in a blender.keep aside.
Cook the daal in a cooker with salt ,turmeric powder ,tomatoes & water. Remove the lid & add the coconut paste. mix thoroughly & cook again for 1-2 min.

Heat the oil in a pan. add the mustard / cumin seeds, when they crackle add the onions.Fry till the onions changes to light brown in colour &  pour  the dal to the tadka. Boil for another 1-2 min & garnish with chopped corriander leaves. Serve hot with roti/ rice.

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