Dal Maharani ! I got this recipe from a friend and when i asked her whats behind the name...she did not have an answer.May be its afterall the queen of all dal recipes:-)...Today i decided to make some fusion food...so i made Dal Maharani,Jeera Rice and Kathrikai Podi Curry.
It was fun cooking and eating this combo !
1 cup of cooked toor dal(Boil the toor dal with 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder.It has to be semi watery)
1/2 cup ofchopped onions
1/2 tablespoon of cumin seeds
2 Red Chillies
2 tablespoon of oil/ghee
2 tablespoon of lemon juice
Fry the following ingredients in 1/2 tablespoon of oil and then Grind them with little water.
2-3 garlic pods
2 pieces of ginger
2 Green Chillies
3 tablespoon of grated Coconut
Heat 2 tablespoon of oil/ghee in a vessel.Fry cumin seeds and red chillies.Add chopped onions and fry till they turn transparent.Now add the tomatoes and saute for 2-3 mins till they become tender.
Now add the cooked toor dal,salt,ground paste mix well.Cover the vessel and cook for 7-8 mins.Remove from flame,add the lemon juice and Serve hot with Jeera rice/rotis.