February 27, 2008

Coconut saaru-2

1/4 cup tur dal
1/5 cup chana dal
1 tbsp fresh or frozen coconut
1 tomato
1/2 tsp saarin pudi
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp red chilli power
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 pinch asafetida
4-5 curry leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp tamarind paste
2 inch jaggery
1 tbsp coriander leaves

1. Cook both dals in cooker along with tomato.tomato can be deskinned later once dal cools down.
2. Pour dal in a pan, add jaggery, salt, tamarind, red chilli powder, garam masala, saarin pudi
3. Keep it for boiling, then add coconut
4. Heat oil in a copper bottom ladle(normal ladle is also ok), add all tempering items and pour it over the dal.boil for 2 mins.
garnish with coriander leaves.