31 Mar

This is a simple dal served with rice .
In konkani its called dalitoy. This is every konkanis favourite….During festivals or during konkani marriages or during any functions this is a must …without this the meal is incomplete for us…
Many of my friends tell me that their dal dosen’t taste like ours..
All can’t prepare this konkani dal even though its easy to prepare…so ill let u know how to prepare this dal, its simple and tasty….


▪1cup pigeon pea/ toordal /arhar dal soaked for 1/2an hour
▪2/3 springs curryleaves
▪1red chillies broken
▪2 greenchilles slit
▪1″ginger chopped or crushed
▪A pinch turmeric
▪Salt according to taste
▪1tsp oil for seasoning
▪1/4tsp hing

▪ In a cooker add dal enough water so that dal is immersed add turmeric, greenchilles, 1spring curryleaves and crushed ginger close lid and take 3/4 whistles so that dal is mashed well,
▪ when cooled open lid and see whether dal is cooked properly or not otherwise mash it then add salt little water if it is more thick boil well
▪ give seasoning of oil mustard , hing , curryleaves and red chillies… and your konkani way of dal is ready…

* tastes best with steamed rice, idlis…
*it should be little thick not watery..then only tastes best
*this is not spicy dal…


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Posted by on March 31, 2015 in VEGETERIAN CURRIES


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