June 22, 2014

CHOLAR DAAL

Ingredients :

one cup of chholar daal (chana)
one large onion-sliced
one large potato-cut into pieces
2/3 dry red chillies
1 tbsp. of white cumin powder
1/2 tbsp. of coriander powder.
1/2 tbsp. of curry leaves.powder (optional)
1/2 tbsp. of turmeric powder
salt, 1/2 tbsp. of sugar, oil
cloves, cardamom - 3 pieces each (smashed)
cinnamon powder - 1/2 tbsp.

Method :
        


  • Heat oil in pressure cooker.add red chillies. Add onion and fry. Add potato pieces.
  • Mix cumin, coriander, curry leaves, & turmeric pow. In 1/2 cup of water add it. 
  • Add salt, sugar. and  washed daal. Pressure cook until it is done. 
  • Meanwhile dry roast clove cardamom-cinnamon powder. 
  • Add to the cooked daal. Let the gravy thicken on medium flame.
  • Test the salt-remove from the oven. The daal will be thick and a sweet aroma will come out if cooked properly.