Saturday, January 22

Brinjal Dal

Hooray!!!! Featured as Top 9 in Foodbuzz

150 gms toor dal
100 gms brinjal/eggplant quartered
1 onion chopped-(reserve 1 tbsp for seasoning)
1 tomato chopped
2 pearls garlic
about 1 tsp tamarind concentrate/pulp mixed in 1 /2 cup water(add more or less according to taste)
1 /4 tsp turmeric powder
1 /2 tsp coriander powder
1 /2 tsp chili powder

1 /4 tsp mustard seeds
1 /4 tsp jeera
1 pinch fenugreek/methi seeds
5 curry leaves
3 tbsps chopped coriander leaves
3 tbsps chopped mint leaves
1 tbsp chopped onion
1 tsp ginger garlic paste

Cooking Method
In a small container mix the chili powder and coriander powder in the tamarind water.Add in the brinjals and tomatoes with a little salt.Mix well and set aside.
Put dal with salt,turmeric,jeera,onion ,garlic and sufficient water in a pressure cooker.
Place a ring/small trivet in the middle of the dal and put the small container with brinjal mixture on it.
Pressure cook for about 4 whistles-enough to cook dal and vegetables.
Once cooked, mash the dal.
Pour the contents of the container with brinjal into the dal.Mix well and adjust salt and turmeric according to taste.
In another vessel heat oil.Add jeera,fenugreek,onion,ginger garlic paste,curry leaves,chopped mint and coriander leaves.Fry till they crackle and turn golden brown.
Pour this seasoning onto the dal with brinjals.Mix well and serve.


Sharmilee! :) said...

Dhal with brinjal sounds interesting and yum

Jagruti જાગૃતિ said...

wow..dal with baigan..must try !tasty,,

Varunavi said...

Dal with brinjal is new to me,looks wonderful :)

Kairali sisters said...

this is a must try for me, i never cooked dal with eggplant...Awesome Rumana..

Angie's Recipes said...

This looks droolworthy!

Swathi said...

Brinjal dal looks delicious and comfortable dish.

meeso said...

Yay for eggplant! Sounds awesome :)

doggybloggy said...

dal with eggplant sounds so tasty - I love dal!

Priya said...

THick dal looks truly delicious..

M D said...

That looks delicious! Yum!

Cardamom Hills said...

Nice! I like the whole feel of your blog. it's soo pleasent! Congratz on the top nine!

Anonymous said...

This looks beautiful, just found your blog and I love the colours, really fresh!! Looking forward to trying this recipe, thanks!!

Rumana Rawat said...

Thanks alot:)

Sonia said...

This dal is looking so refreshing. yummy... !

Gulmohar said...

Lovely combo...loving the yellow..

Kankana said...

what can i say .. Dig in :)
I would love it with some paratha ...

Jay said...

Interesting n tempting d color..
Tasty appetite

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