Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Plain Toor Dhal / katti paruppu

Plain Dhal /katti paruppu


 toor dhal - 25 grams
turmeric powder - 1/4 tspn
cumin seeds  1/4 tspn
onion - 1
garlic pod - 1

for tempering:
oil + ghee - 1 tspn
whole red chili - 2 nos
mustard seed - 1/4 tspn
curry leaves - 5 leaves
small onion - 1 (chopped)


 In a Pressure cooker, Wash the dhal and add turmeric powder, onion, and cumin seeds.  Add 75 ml water.  Cook on medium heat.

 Let it cool and mash it well.   Keep it aside.

 In a separate pan, add the above - said tempering ingredients and fry it well.  Add to cooked dhal.

Mash the plain rice well and add this dhal and mix well with the rice.  You can feed your baby regularly with this dhal rice as It is good for baby's health.

 This recipe is from my mother-in-law. She made this dhal rice and gave it to my husband, when he was a 8 month old baby.

I sending this recipe to gayathiri kumar's walk through memory lane - Feb  and nithu bala's Healthy food for healthy kids Feb - Mar hosted by kiran


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  2. Delicious and a wonderful recipe..perfect for my event as well gayathri's.

  3. Looks absolutely delicious. Thanks for linking...


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