PEEli Dal – Yellow Dal

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Ingredients
1 cup – Moong dal
1 tsp – Haldi
1 no – Small onion
1 no – Small tomato
1 tsp – Red chilly powder
4 no – Garlic cloves
1 inch – Ginger
4 no – Green chilly
1 tsp – Jeera
1 tsp – Ghee
Salt to taste

For tempering
1 tsp – Jeera
1 tbsp – Ghee
4 no – Garlic cloves
2 no – Red chilly

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Preparation
Pressure cook the dal with haldi.
Crush garlic, ginger and greenchillies into a coarse paste .
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Method
In a wok heat ghee. Add jeera to this. When it turns brown add ginger garlic chilly paste and saute till it turns brown. Add chopped onions and saute till it turns gold. Add chopped tomatoes to this and fry till the tomatoes soften. Add red chilly powder and salt to this and fry for a minute. To this add the cooked dal. Stir well. Add 2 cups of water and boil till it reaches a creamy consistency.

For tempering add jeera to hot ghee in a pan. Once it turns brown add sliced garlic and red chilly to it. When the garlic turns golden brown, pour it on the dal.

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Serve it with rice or roti and it goes well with dry sabzi like Methi Aloo.

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