Ganpati Bappa Moraya!

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009


Serve: 2
Preparation time: 15-20 mins
1 cup Moong Dal or Red Masoor Dal, 1 medium size chopped onion, 3-4 garlic cloves, 1 tsp chili powder, 3-4 curry leaves, ½ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp mustard, 1tbsp oil, salt, 1 fried red chili and chopped coriander for garnishing.

1. Cook the Masoor dal or Moong dal in pressure pan.
2. In frying pan put oil when it’s hot put mustard seeds when it starts to crackle add chopped garlic cloves.
3. Add chopped onion let it cook till onions are golden in color.
4. Add the dal, chili powder and stir it for sometime.
5. Simmer it for 3-4 minutes.
6. Add chopped coriander and fried red chili to it.
7. Dal Tadka is ready for serve either with rice or chapatti or phulka.


Serves: 2
Preparation time: 20mins
3 boiled eggs, 1/2 cup onion, 8-10 curry leaves, 1 tsp chili powder, 1/8 tsp shahjeera,1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste, 3 cloves, 1 cinnamon, 1/4 tsp coriander seeds, Oil and Salt.
1. Heat oil and fry 3-4 curry leaves, shahjeera, ginger-garlic paste, cloves, cinnamon, coriander seeds, onion till onions turn slightly brownish.
2. Add salt and chili powder. Fry for a min and grind to a smooth paste (do not add water).
3. Peel the eggs. Put 3 deep cuts into each egg (take care not to break the egg).
4. Stuff the paste into the slits.
5. Heat oil in a pan and slide the eggs into it.
6.Add any remaining paste and curry leaves.
7.Close the lid and keep it on a medium heat. After few minutes, open the lid and slightly stir the eggs, cover the lid again. Fry for another few minutes.
8.Serve hot with lemon wedges.