Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Dal with spices

Saute 1 chopped onion with 4 cloves minced garlic, till brown. Set aside.

Cook 1 cup dal with 3 cups water. Bring to a boil. Add 3/4 tsp. Tumeric, 3/4 tsp. Garam Masala and 3/4 tsp. Vata Churna. Cook over med. heat for 15 minutes. Add Garlic and clove mixture. Cook another 5 minutes. Take 2/3 of mixture and puree in blender at high speed. Add back to dal in pan and cook another 10-15 minutes until dal is soft and cooked through.

Note: you can make cous cous and add it to the cooked Dal mixture, for a very pleasing taste.

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