Jan 19, 2012

Everyday Lentil and Vegetable Curry / Dal Cooked with Vegetables - Best Combo for Rice


This is a healthy dish that contains lots of veggies packed in it…I would say that it is a protein packed recipe which taste so good..Actually you can add any of your favorite vegetables in this..I made this according to the stuffs which was available in my fridge on that day..


This taste good with plain rice and any poriyal. I actually had some soya chunks cutlet along with this and it was totally yummy.. I hope you like it..


This is my DAY 4 recipe for BM which falls in the theme Seven days of Delicious Dals….Hope you like it and let me know what you think.

Recipe Source: Anjum Anand

Ingrediants:

Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu / Split Pigeon Pea Lentil– 1 cup
Onion-1 chopped
Beans – 10 chopped
Tomatoes -2 chopped
Okra / Ladys finger – 5 chopped
Brinjal – 1 chopped
Green Chilli – 2
Curry leaves -1 spring
Turmeric Powder / Manjal – ½ tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu – 1tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku -1 tsp
Sesame Seeds / Yellu – 1tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar – 1 tblspn
Tamarind paste– 1tblspn
Oil – 2 tblspn

Method:

Soak toor dal for 30 mins..Drain it and add it to a pot. Cover it with water and add turmeric to it. Bring this to a boil and cook for 20 mins untill cooked.

Now heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard, urad dal, sesame seeds , cumin, onions, curry leaves , green chillies and mix well.

Add in tomatoes, beans, okra, brinjal and mix well..Fry this for 5 mins..

Now add the to the cooked dal and mix well.

Add tamarind, salt and sugar and mix well…Bring this to a boil and simmer for 10 mins.

Serve hot with rice..


Pictorial:
Take all your ingrediants
Vegetables u need

Prepare them
Soak ur  dal

drain and add it to the pot

cover with water

add turmeric to this

bring it to boil

cover and simmer

untill cooked
heat oil

add mustard and sesame seeds

add urad dal

cumin

and fry for few mins

add onions

add curry leaves and green chillies

add tomatoes
add veggies

and saute well

add it to dal..

and mix well

cook for few more minutes

add tamarind

add sugar and salt

and mix well

cover and simmer

all cooked
serve




70 comments:

  1. looks like a kind of sambar. yummy

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  2. wow aarthi u gave me brand new dish to cook.. its true at times kids make faces with normal plain dal and now with all veggies included it wud be complete meal again. thanks yaar

    i would make this tomm with whatever veggies i have at home

    do check out my last post on gajar ka halwa..

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  3. looks delicious and wonderful clicks ........

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  4. Love the shots, dear! What a healthy & mouth-watering dish :)

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  5. Looks sooo tasty...And very nutritious too..

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  6. a lovely combo with rice....superb

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  7. So when can I join you for lunch. If you cook such tempting food, I am self inviting myself.
    Love Ash.

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  8. Mouthwatering here, wat a terrific and super tempting dish..

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  9. Vowww!! ur last pics made me hungry!!
    damn gud..

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  10. lots of veggies vth combo of dal..simple n yummy dear..loved it as always.

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  11. Very nice..simple and delicious!

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  12. Wow,Fabulous Lentils Curry with Veg Combo.

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  13. Excellent combination of lentil and veggies. Very healthy and tasty preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  14. Looks delicious and healthy with the veggies and dal.

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  15. This is just my sort of dish, mmmmm definately yummy tummy! Diane

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  16. போட்டோஸ் பார்க்கும் பொழுதே சாப்பிடனும் போல் இருக்கு

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  17. Dal looks very rich.. nice combo

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  18. Yummy with lots of vegetables and full of protein..

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  19. Mouthwatering here, wat a terrific and super tempting dal with loads of veggies.

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  20. Looks ready with rice; very tempting!

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  21. looks delicious, but I will sub carrots for brinjal as I dont like brinjal

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  22. tempting dal. Nice pictorial.

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  23. Es y luce saludable una gran receta llena de vitaminas me encanta,abrazos hugs,hugs.

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  24. hi aarthi, how are you doing.. this dish looks delicious, i have never tried before..may be i follow your recipe this time. have a nice day

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  25. I really love this healthy meal dear! It looks wonderful!

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  26. yumm, sounds comforting, with rice and gheee, bliss

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  27. I never did dhal with so many veggies, sounds delicious with rice!

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  28. This lentil dal looks amazing!
    My daughter would love this :-)

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  29. thats a nice recipe...healthy and one pot dish!

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  30. Dal and steamed rice with a dollop of ghee is heaven. Love the addition of vegetables which makes it all the more healthy

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  31. yummy recipe....looks tempting and delicious.

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  32. Thanks for ur lovely words at my space...Curry looks delicious...

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  33. My all time favorite comfort food. I will be so happy to sit with a bowl of hot rice, sambhar and potato fry :-)

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  34. This sure does look delicious!

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  35. looks yummy and good for health also.

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  36. This one is valuable.Nicely made and wonderfully presented.yes,we all need such a recipe.

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  37. simple and nutritious...love the combo

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  38. I could eat this kind of dish every day with some rice. And as always, I love that you photograph every step to make Indian cooking more approachable to all of us..

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  39. That avery comfort and delicious dal recipe drooling here....
    Padma
    www.plantainleaf.blogspot.com

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  40. I agree .. a perfect accompaniment to steaming hot rice.. Lovely for a weekend lunch..! Have you joined google+ yet... have sent you an invite..!

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  41. Very nutritious nice combo of dal.

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  42. Yummy n healthy combo,looks so delicious n well presented too...

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  43. I love this all in one dal/veggie dish. Looks great!! Well done. Have a great weekend! ~ Ramona

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  44. Tasty dish here, I am liking all your Dal recipes-yum! Very healthy and tasty. Have a great weekend!

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  45. interssting idea of addign sesame seeds. I add prety much the same ingredients to my goan dal except I add in too Ginger garlic paste for some extra flavoures. have the recipe on my blog by the way *random*.

    Looks wondrful! thx for sharing! =)
    have anice weekend

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  46. healthy and delicious daal ,nice combination of daal and veggies..loved it..

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  47. I love lentils prepared this way with all your spices- just delicious!

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  48. Hello Aarthi..
    Thanks dear for dropping by my space and leaving lovely comment.
    You have an amazing blog with wide variety of recipes.

    cheers
    Ashwini

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  49. so nutritious, u have loaded it with everything healthy :)

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  50. Thanks alot for posting this simple yet delicious recipe. I wanted to prepare something like this. I liked the pictorial step by step description, it helps alot. I saved your blog as one of my favorites.

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  51. Can I add yoghurt n milk n not d tamarind water

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  52. @Anonymousno it wont work. it will totlly change the texture of this dal

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  53. this was a such a fabulous broccoli yoghurt and its recipe is really simple i have to save this page for making this recipe. thanks. kati roll online order

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