Mixed Vegetables with Dal


Toor Dal – 1/2 cup

Potatoes – 1 cup diced

Carrot – 1/2 cup diced

Cabbage – 1/2 cup shredded

Cauliflower florets- 1 cup

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Green chillies – 7 slit

Water –  2 cups

Salt – to taste

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp

Dry red chillies – 4 seeds removed

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Onion – 1 sliced

Ginger – 1/2″ piece chopped

Garlic – 3 chopped

Tomatoes – 2 chopped

Garam masala – 1/2 tsp

Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp chopped

Oil – 1 tbsp


Wash and soak the dal in water for half an hour.  Put it into a pressure cooker along with water and add potatoes, carrot, cabbage, cauliflower, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt.  Cook for 5 minutes.  Allow it to cool.  Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds.  Add dry red chillies and curry leaves.  Then add onions, ginger and garlic.  Fry till the onions turn light brown in color.  Add the tomatoes and fry well.  Add the garam masala and fry for a few seconds.  Now add the cooked vegetables and dal and mix well.  Let it simmer for about 10 minutes.  Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.  Serve yummy ‘Mixed Vegetables with Dal’ with chapathi or rice.  Cheers!

‘Mixed Vegetables with Dal’ is off to Rachel’s event “MLLA # 20” which is the brainchild of Susan, The Well Seasoned Cook.

Lissie: A daughter, wife, mother, sister, and a mother-in-law. A post graduate, housewife, business woman and a missionary.

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