Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Moong Dal with Squash and Coconut

Dal is a main part of our daily lunch or dinner.  Every time I try to prepare dal in little different way. My husband doesn’t like squash but I just loved it, so sometime I used to cook dal with squash. And in that way he loves to have dal. And my problem solves too.


1.Yellow moong dal :One cup.
1.A small Squash :Cut into cube size pieces .
2.Shred Coconut Two table spoon.
4.Half tea spoon minced ginger.
5.Few cumin seeds.
6.One dry red chili
7.Two green chili.
8.Two pinch of bhaja Mosla (dry roasted and grinded cumin and red chili)
9.Salt & Sugar as per taste.
10.One tea spoon ghee.
11.Mustard oil.


Dry roast the moong dal, after that boiled the dal with the squash pieces, turmeric powder, salt and green chilies (3 weasels).

Now add some mustard oil in a vessel and add the cumin seeds and red chili.
Now add the shredded coconut.  Fry for some time.

Now add the minced ginger and sauté for few mints finally add the boiled dal and squash with some water.
Cook till it done before witch of the gas adds the ghee and bhaja masla.

Serve hot with plain rice.