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




69 comments:

Roshni said...

looks like a kind of sambar. yummy

meena said...

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..

Kalyani's Platter said...

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

Blackswan said...

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

deepsrecipes said...

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

Sharmilee! :) said...

Looks flavourful n yummy

faseela said...

a lovely combo with rice....superb

Indulge said...

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

divya said...

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

Archana said...

Wow looks very healthy

Roshu said...

Healthy n delicious!!!!

Preeti Garg said...

osume ..... look yummy

The Pumpkin Farm said...

yumm,lovely take on sambhar.

soujanya said...

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

Harini said...

very comforting indeed!

Ganga Sreekanth said...

very nice preparation!!

maha said...

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

Stefania said...

it's so yummy!! nice dish

Srivalli said...

Very nice..simple and delicious!

Christy Gerald said...

Wow,Fabulous Lentils Curry with Veg Combo.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

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

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Torviewtoronto said...

yummy combination

Athisaya Divya said...

Looks delicious and healthy with the veggies and dal.

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

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

சிநேகிதி said...

போட்டோஸ் பார்க்கும் பொழுதே சாப்பிடனும் போல் இருக்கு

Az said...

Dal looks very rich.. nice combo

Hema said...

Yummy with lots of vegetables and full of protein..

Suma Gandlur said...

Perfect comfort food.

Priya said...

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

Shri said...

Looks ready with rice; very tempting!

Chef Mireille said...

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

Uma said...

tempting dal. Nice pictorial.

Rosita Vargas said...

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

cookingvarieties said...

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

Kim said...

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

RAKS KITCHEN said...

yumm, sounds comforting, with rice and gheee, bliss

Cham said...

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

Cher said...

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

Smitha said...

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

SouthIndianHome said...

Looks delicious and yummy

Kaveri said...

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

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

yummy recipe....looks tempting and delicious.

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

nice recipe.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

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

Vijitha said...

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

Ann said...

This sure does look delicious!

Asiya Omar said...

looks yummy and good for health also.

Mélange said...

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

@lekshmi said...

nutritious curry.........

Amy said...

Look so delicious….
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Biny Anoop said...

simple and nutritious...love the combo

Nuts about food said...

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..

rekhas kitchen said...

That avery comfort and delicious dal recipe drooling here....
Padma
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Anzz said...

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

Chandrani said...

Very nutritious nice combo of dal.

hemalata said...

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

Curry and Comfort said...

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

Tina said...

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

Helene Dsouza said...

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

Maayeka said...

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

Pacheco Patty said...

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

Ashwini Nishil said...

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

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said...

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

vaishali sabnani said...

my my...this is awsum!!

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Great dhal/curry!

Christy Gerald said...

Truly addictive dear.

Faiyaz said...

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.

Anonymous said...

Can I add yoghurt n milk n not d tamarind water

Aarthi said...

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

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