Thursday, June 9, 2011

Other Indian Recipes - Red Gram Dal with Spring onions( Ulliporaka Erra Pappu)

This dish with Red gram dal with spring onions is from Nanda Mausi who used to take of our child and cook for us. She introduced this Maharashtrian dish along with many others ,We liked it so much that this became a weekly affair for us.

My Camera gave way and I could not get the picture. Will upload it some time later.  
Red Gram Dal with Spring onions( Ulliporaka Erra Pappu)
Ingredients :
1 Cup Red gram dal
2 Spring onion bunches
1 Tbsp Oil
1/2 Tsp Mustard Seeds
1/2 Tsp whole Jeera
4 whole Green Chillies
1 Tsp chopped Ginger
1 Tsp chopped Garlic
1/4 Tsp  Turmeric
1/2 Tsp Garam Masala
Salt to taste
2.5 cups water
Soak the Red gram dal for an hour. Chop Green chillies. Chop and clean Green Onion bunches along with onion.
In a Pan put oil, mustrad and jerra seeds, chopped ginger,garlic and green chilli.Add chopped green onion ,turmeric and stir fry for a minute or two.Add dal,garam masala and fry for a minute. Add water, salt and let it cook till dal is cooked but not too mushy.
Serve with Rice. You can make it little dry by reducing the water and can be served with Roti.

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