Monday, 22 September 2014

Green gram /brown lentil Curry

This is a very nutritious lentil curry.I always see to it that my family have this at least once a week,of course with a change  of the lentils.Its easy to prepare  and goes well with soft buttered chapathis and appams.

Ingredients:
Green gram 1/4 cup
Mambyre lentils( brown lentils) 1/2 cup
Onion 1 tamato 1 
Garlic cloves 2
Green chillies 2 slit
For tempering:
Oil 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Red kashmiri chilli 2 
Curry leaves few
Garlic 2/3 cloves Chopped
Small jeera1/2 tsp
Pwds
Red chilly pwd 1 tsp
Corriander pwd 1 1/2 tsp
Salt
Corriander leaves for garnish
Method:
1.wash and soak the lentils overnight  .
2. dump all the ingredients into the pressure cookEr aand cook for 10 mins after the whistle.
3.heat oil in small frying pan and add the mustard and jeera,add the garlic,red chilli pwd.,curry leaves.stir well
4.Lower the heat and add the masalas,taking care not to burn them.
5. Once done add this to the cooked lentils.
6.adjust the chilles according to taste
7. Add the salt and corriander leaves.

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