Thursday, May 28, 2009

Dali Thoy (Konkani version of Dal)

This is one of the tastiest and easiest dal in Konkani cuisine.Many homes in karnataka would cook this dal everyday with meal.This is also one of the recipe which would be included in festivals and many other occassions.

3/4 cup turdal
2-3 green chillies slit into half
1 small tomato(optional)
1 inch ginger chopped
2-3 Whole redchillies
1 tspn mustard seeds
pinch of asefotida
pinch of turmeric
4-5 curryleaves
Salt to taste
handful chopped coriander(cilantro) leaves
Oil for seasoning(i use pure coconut oil for taste)

In a pan/pressure cooker add washed turdal, water 1 cup, green chillies, ginger, turmeric and salt and cook till the dal is tender.Once you see that the dal is almost cooked in another pan prepare the tadka/seasoning.Take a tspn or so of coconut oil and onceits warm add mustard seeds,once it starts crackling add curryleaves, asefotida and red chillies and fry for a minute or 2.Pour this seasoning on the dal which is almost cooked and boil for few more minutes and the dal is ready.



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I am not a certified nutritionist.All recipes are tried by me at home.

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