Saturday, 5 February 2011

Courgette/Zucchini Dal

                                                                      Courgettes




Ingredients:
Toordal/togaribele-1/4cup
Courgette-1 medium sized
Onion-1
Tomato-1
Green chillies-2 or 3
Gingergarlic paste-1tsp
Curry leaves-1sprig
Oil-1tbsp
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Turmeric-pinch
Hing-pinch
Salt to taste
Juice of half lemon
Coriander for garnishing


Method:
1.Wash and cut courgette into thick roundels.
2.Pressure cook the dal in a cooker with pinch turmeric and 3cups of water.
3.Heat a oil in a pan,add mustard,cumin and hing,whenthey begin to splutter
add onions and curry leaves fry until they are golden brown,then add ginger
garlic paste,tomatoes and greenchillies and salt,cook until
tomatoes becomes soft.
4.Add courgette pieces and leave to cook lid closed on a medium flame until
it softens.
5.Now add the cooked dal and and mix well and cook for further 2-3minutes.
6.Remove from the heat,add lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves.
7.Serve hot with rice.

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