Vegetable mix dal


Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)

  • ½ cup toor dal
  • ½ cup yellow moong dal
  • 1/3 cup red masoor dal
  • 1 cup chopped vegetables (carrots, cauliflower, and French beans)
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 2 medium tomato chopped
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 tbsp  green coriander chopped

For tempering

  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • ¼ tsp jeera
  • 2-3 whole red chilli  




Method (How to make mix vegetable dal at home)


  • Mix all dal and wash with water and soak for 30 minutes. Add 2 cups of water and pressure cook, for 3 whistles.

  • Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Mash it lightly and keep aside.

  • Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds wait for crackle. Add curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté for few seconds.

  • Add the onions and sauté  2 minutes on medium flame, while stirring continuously. Add ginger-garlic  paste and sauté for few seconds.

  • Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder,  mix well and cook on a medium flame till tomatoes cook and mashed.

  • Add the mixed vegetables and salt, close the lid, cook on a medium flame for 5 minute, or till vegetables done.

  • Add the boiled dals, and 2 cups water and, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

  • Heat ghee in a small tadka pan, add cumin seed  allow it to crackle add red chilli. Pour this tempering into the dal.

  • Garnish with coriander and serve hot with roti, or rice.