Friday, October 28, 2011

Vegetarian Dalca

another dish for my ladies gathering
Vegetarian Dalca

What you need..

2 cups of toor dhal
2 tbs of ginger garlic paste
1 1/2 tsp of tumeric powder
2 eggplant - quarter
1/2 cup of baby carrots - halved
1 big tomato - quartered
1 big onion - sliced finely
2 sprig of curry leaves
1 green chilly-slit lengthwise
2 tbs of chicken masala powder
1 tbs of sambar powder
*2 cardamon
*1 tsp cumin
*1 tsp fennel
*1 cinnamon
*3-4 cloves
*3-4 aniseed
*1 bay leave
chopped coriander and or mint

p/s : you can add potatoes, carrots, long beans if you wish.

How to do...
  • Wash and pressure cooker the dhall with ginger garlic paste and tumeric powder and tomato.
  • When the dhall is cooked add in green chilly,carrots, eggplants and any other vegetables that you like.
  • Once the vegetables are cooked, add curry powder and sambar powder and salt to taste
  • In different wok/pan, heat oil and saute all marked * till aromatic, add in onions and curry leaves, bay leaves. Fry till the onions are soft.
  • Pour into the dhall, stir well and let it boil for a few more minutes. Remove from fire and add coarsely chopped mint/coriander.
  • Serve with rice, thosei, idli or chapatis/puris.


mamasita said...

Hai Sathia..rajinnyer you...:DD

sathiarani said...

Kena lah rajin...otherwise tak makan lah....

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