Friday, April 4, 2014

Katte Masoor Dal

Katte Masoor Dal

Chhattisgarh is one of the north indian states & also a source of steel & electricity to the country. I'm sharing a recipe from this state made of masoor dal & it was simply delicious. I loved pairing it with both rice & roti. 


Katte Masoor Dal
Prep Time-5mins | Cook Time-30mins | Serves-3People
Recipe Courtesy:Indian Khana
Ingredients
To cook dal 
1/4Cup masoor dal
2/3Cup water
For gravy
1Cup water
1Small onion sliced
1 Tomato chopped 
1/2Tsp ginger garlic paste
1Tsp Chili powder
1Tsp coriander cumin powder
2Tbs curd
1/2Tsp garam masala powder
1/4Tsp turmeric
1Tsp jeera {Cumin}
1Tbs oil
Salt for taste
Few coriander leaves to garnish
Directions
- Wash dal & soak them in water for 10min. 
- Now pressure cook dal with 2/3cup water up to 2whistles. Switch off heat & allow the cooker to cool.
- Mean while heat a pan with oil & to that add cumin. Allow them to splutter & to that add onions & ginger garlic paste. 
- Fry onion to translucent & to that add tomatoes, turmeric, red chili, coriander cumin powders. 
- Cook them with a closed lid till the tomatoes are soft & mushy. 
- Now add the cooked dal along with 1cup water to pan & cook it for 2mins. 
-  Add 2Tbs curd, salt  & garam masala powder to pan. Adjust salt & spiciness if needed.
- Cook on low heat for 5mins & switch off heat. 
- Garnish with coriander & serve it warm.

Katte Masoor Dal
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25 comments:

  1. Dal has surely come out so well!..nice pictures..

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  2. This is my fav dal and yours chattisgarh version looks amazing !

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  3. Looks delicious and inviting !! Lovely pictures..

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  4. I too made a dish with masoor dal.Your version look nice:)

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  5. my favorite lentil..loved your picture and is very well prepared

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  6. Katte masoor dal is just inviting me... Wat a nutritious food.

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  7. I love masoor dal and will try this very soon ! bookmarked :)

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  8. I guess dal and kadhi recipes are common in that side, just like sambar and mor kuzhambu are common in this side of the country. The dal looks good :)

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  9. Nice and comforting dhal,loved the color of the dhal...

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  10. Same pinch. I made khatte masoor dal too. Yours looks creamy and yummy.

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  11. Simple colorful and comforting. Nicely done.

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  12. Masoor dal looks like comforting food.

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  13. Nice post dear. Masoordal looks yumm

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  14. Bookmarking this one but will get made in the rains. Looks yum.

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  15. dal and rice look delicious. warm, comforting meal

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  16. Such a simple yet tasty dal. Looks absolutely delicious...

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  17. I love the chunky texture of your dal! Looks really good...

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  18. Adding yogurt to the dal is very new. Looks tempting!!!

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  19. Yummy and nutritious dal. I have never cooked with whole masoor dal. I havet to try this.

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  20. wow such an healthy and nutritious khatte masoor dal :) very comforting dish !!

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  21. That's a lovely daal with rice combo...I always thought khatti daal would be yellow moong daal..lovely.

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