Monday, May 7, 2012

Swiss Chard with Channa Dal

Swiss Chard  Channa Dal
Spring Beauty from my Garden

Nutrient Rich Swiss Chard

Getting shower
Ready to cook


    Channa Dal               - 2 cups
    Swiss Chard             - 1 bunch
    Onion                       - 1 big
    Tomato                    - 3
    Green Chili               - 4
    Garlic-Ginger Paste  - 2 tbs
    Red Chili Powder     - 1 tbs
    Coriander Powder   - 1 tbs
    Amchur Powder      - 1 tsp
    Garam Masala
          Powder             - 1 tsp
    Turmeric                  - 1/2 tsp
    Potato                     -  2 small boiled , cubed
    Butter                      - 1 tbs
    Kasoori Methi         - 1 tbs

Method :

              Pressure cook Channa Dal with 4 cups of water with little turmeric. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle. Add the chopped onion and green chilies to the pan. Saute them well. Add garlic-ginger paste . Once the raw smell goes, add tomatoes and salt. Once the tomatoes are well cooked and oil starts to ooze out to the sides, add the chopped Swiss Chard . Let it cook for few minutes and then add all the powders to the gravy.  Once the pressure is released, take out the Dal and add it to the gravy along with the boiled potatoes. Add more water if necessary. Add butter and crushed kasoori methi  at the end and switch off the stove.

Yummy Dal

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

great pictures! Very nice. I should try this receipe