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August 18, 2011

Spicy Gobi Dal


Ingredients :

Toor Dal : 1/2 cup
Cauliflower / Gobi Florets : 1 cup
Onion : 1
Tomato : 1
Tamarind : Gooseberry size ball
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Garlic Cloves : 2 or 3
Green Chillies : 3
Dried Red Chilli : 1
Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 tsp (Optional)
A big pinch of turmeric
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tsp
Method :
Put the toor dal, gobi florets, chopped tomato, chopped onion, tamarind, green chillies and 1.5 cups of water in a pressure cooker and cook till 3 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a vessel. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and let them splutter. Add the garlic cloves, red chilli and curry leaves to it and fry for a few seconds. Now add the gobi dal mixture, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric to it and cook for 2 minutes. Switch off the flame and serve hot with roti or steamed rice, dollop of ghee and some papads.


29 comments:

  1. thats my fav.winter delicacy. looks yummy.

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  2. This is new to me. I love gobi soni might trynthis soon

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  3. Dal looks soo comforting and delicious..

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  4. Learned a new way of making dal with cauliflower..looks very comforting

    Aaha Oho

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  5. Comfort food...delicious dal

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  6. Dal with gobi is very new to me !! looks delicious !!

    Ongoing Event - CC-Appetizers

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  7. It is favorite and it looks delicious.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  8. Wow that looks absolutely tempting dal. gorgeous picture that make anyone drooooooooooool.

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  9. Have never tried cooking gobhi with dal. Sounds like a delicious combination. I should try it soon.

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  10. never made this combo..sounds interesting

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  11. Cauliflower dal looks very yummy.

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  12. must try new dish to me very yummy..

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  13. Gobi is something new to me...very comforting curry anytime

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  14. Hello Hari Chandana, This is the first time i am visiting your blog and i am impressed with some unique combo dishes you have in your archive. I was intrigued by your name, having seen your comments in a few food blogs that i was browsing and happy to know you are based in Hyderabad. My mom used to make this dal since this was the only way to make me eat Gobi as a kid. Haven't eaten this dish in so long and brings back fond memories.

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  15. that is a lovely combo...and I simply love the clicks... the picture speaks for itself... yumm.

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  16. I never tried indian cuisine, and now I am dying to try this :)

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  17. Adding veggies to dal sounds healthy. simple and deicious side dish

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  18. Nice & refreshing change to regular dal...Makes it all the more nutritious with additon of vegetables..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  19. Nice delicious combo..looks delicious

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  20. Hi Hari,
    Thanks for visiting my blog. I had never heard of this kind of dal and it really sounds yummy. Actually I see quite a number of dishes here that are new to me. Thanks a lot as this helps me expand my cooking skills, after all I do get tired of eating the same thing everyday. I would like to be your follower, but it seems that that link is not working now. I will try again later. Thanks again.

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  21. A new combo to me! sounds healthy :)

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  22. Never tried making dal from gobi. new one to me. will try it soon

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