Friday, June 25, 2010

Simple Carrot Moong Dal Curry

I bought carrot one month back to make carrot halwa but feeling lazy to prepare at that time n then i totally forgot these carrots.Yesterday suddenly i saw them in my fridge.If i wait anymore i think i have throw these carrots away.So i made this quick ,tasty n simple dish which my MIL taught me.Hope u enjoy making it too.

Ingredients:
  • 5 to 6 large carrots(chop them into 1/2 inch cubes)
  • 3/4 cup moong dal(split mung lentils)
  • 1 tbsp grated coconut
  • salt to taste
For Tempering:
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • a pinch of hing(asafoetida)
  • 2 chopped green chillis
Cooking Procedure:

Boil moong dal n carrot together in a bowl with water level 1 inch above carrot

While cooking add the required amount of salt,stir it occasionally .once cooked keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds and hing,once it splutter add curry leaves, green chillis n stir for a while

Add the cooked carrot with moong dal n mix it nicely

Add grated coconut n stir for 1 more min.

Carrot curry is ready ,serve it with rotis or rice.

I am posting this recipe to pj's awesome event "Vegetable Marathon" the chosen vegetable of the month is carrot ,started by Silpa of Anitas kitchen

23 comments:

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Lovely combo dear !!!

Uma said...

never tasted a carrot curry!.. would be tasty with mung dal :)

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

lovelentils n carrot..looks colorful n healthy

Guna's kitchen said...

new combination.. i never tried... i'll try dis...luks very colorful and very healthy too

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Suman Singh said...

thats an easy and delicious looking dal curry..yum!

srividhya Ravikumar said...

real super yummy recipe.. sounds nice.. do drop in at my site whenever.. following you

Vidhya said...

Simple yet delicious and healthy curry..love to eat with hot rice.

Nandini said...

That's an excellent combo! I love carrots as side dishes! The curry is exquisite and lovely!

sanjeeta kk said...

Wow! Carrot makes the dal a healthy option to try.

Vegetarian Zest said...

simply decadent.

Sushma Mallya said...

simple & delicious dish, love such easy & simple dishes,perfect to go with rice...

Priya said...

Simple and healthy curry, looks yummy..

Preeti Kashyap said...

So very healthy and colorful!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Simple yet healthy recipe from your MIL. Love to eat this with chappati

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Umm Mymoonah said...

Very nice simple and healthy dish Sathya, looks yummy.

divya said...

OMG!! I am drooling .Fantastic pictures

Suja Sugathan said...

Easy and delicious..new combo..never tried hing, sounds good..must try this version.

Rach said...

Yummy :)

Arti said...

This looks absolutely delectable and yummmmyyy!!
Very healthy too!!

Hari Chandana said...

Woww.. wonderful combination.. looks soo perfect and delicious.. nice click too.. thanks for visiting my blog !!

GayathriRaj said...

Kentils and carrots is a nice combination...too good one....loved it....

Satya said...

thank you every one for ur lovely feedback

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