Monday, May 24, 2010

Chapathi and Dhal

Chapathi Recipe

Ingredients :

1. Wheat Flour - 3 Cups
2. Salt - Needed qty
3. Oil - 1 tsp
4. Lukewarm Water - 3/4 cup or little more




Procedure :

1. Take flour in a bowl (reserve small quantity of flour to use while rolling chapathis)

2. Add salt to the flour.Then add 1tsp of oil.

3. Now, add water and make to a soft dough.

4. Knead dough for few minutes.

5. Cover the dough and keep as such for atleast an hour.

6. Shape dough into small balls.

7. Roll out on a floured board.

8. After rolling out chapathis, heat a dosa pan and cook the chapathis on both the sides.

9. Serve hot with Dhal or Kurma.

Dhal Recipe

Ingredients :
1. Moong Dhal - 1/2 Cup
2. Onion - 1 Cup (chopped)
3. Tomato - 1 (Chopped)
4. Mustard - 1/2 tsp
5. Cumin - 1/2 tsp
6. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
7. Green Chillies - 3 or adjust to your taste (Chopped)
8. Oil - 1 tbs
9. Curry Leaves - a few
10. Coriander - Small qty




Procedure :

1. First pressure cook moong dhal with turmeric powder.

2. Mash it, add a cup of water and keep aside.

3. Heat oil in a pan and then add mustard, cumin, green chillies and curry leaves.

4. Add the chopped onions and tomato and fry for a few minutes.

5. Add dhal now and let it boil till dhal thickens.

6. Garnish the dhal with coriander leaves.

7. Serve hot with Chapathi.

31 comments:

Kairali sisters said...

Dal looks delicious Nithu. love moog dal, soo good with chappatis..Great job dear..

Love
Kairali sisters

Jay said...

The recipe is wonderful buddy...simply fantastic.

PranisKitchen said...

wow really yummy and delicious combo..

Panchpakwan said...

Healthy & comfort food Nithu.

PS said...

my all time fav. looks yum..

Mahi said...

Nice recipe..plate is so romantic! ;)

Life is beautiful!!! said...

Simple yet tasty recipes. Beautifully presented :)

Sarah Naveen said...

My Fav..looks so delicious..

Suman said...

first time here...nice blog...dal roti looks delicious...real comfort food.

shriya said...

Very Comfort food. Love the recipe.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Your dhal looks so delicious nithu, with all curry leaves and coriander leaves on top, nice entry for the event:-)

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Wonderful recipe and a cute plate..

Nitha said...

Looks delicious... More than the food; I fell in love with your plate :)

Suja Sugathan said...

Real yummy Dal..nice one dear.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

This is such a basic combo in Indian homes. Love it.

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

Lovely recipe!!. beautiful plate...

sonu said...

ma all time favourite ...dal looks really yummy..hey nithu i liked ur heart shape plate :)

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divya said...

wow really yummy and delicious combo..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious combination. Your plate looks so cute!!

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

suma said...

One simple extremely satisfying meal...

BeenaShylesh said...

my hubby loves all type of daal curry

Priya said...

Chapathi and dal together works out wonder, fabulous combo..

Sowmya said...

My all time fav...looks yummy ..nice combo..

Gita Jaishankar said...

Chapathis with dhal is such a tasty combo Nithu...looks good dear :)

Geetha Achal said...

சாப்பத்தியுடன் தால் சூப்பர்ப் காம்பினேஷன்...அருமை...

Valarmathi said...

Nice combo, looks yumm.

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious combination thank you for linking

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

Thanks for linking them Nithu!!

Sowmya

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Gotu Gautham said...

Mam thanks for giving tips to cook....

Gotu Gautham said...

mam thanks for giving such those tips to cook. i loved it very much mam....