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DAL CHAWAL &KACHOMAR SALAD.

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Dal chawal/ lentil served with rice is a simple and easy summer recipe.This is a comforting traditional staple food of Pakistan.

INGREDIENTS FOR DAL :

Red lentil/ Masor ki dal1 cup
Onion1 small chopped
Tomato 1 small chopped
Saltto taste
Red chilli powder1 tsp
Turmeric powder1/4 tsp
Coriander powder1/2 tsp
Oil1/4 cup and 1/4 cup for tempering
Cumin seeds1/4tsp
Green chillieswhole 2
Garlic clove2 copped.
Ginger garlic paste1 tsp
Coriander leavesfor garnish.

METHOD:

  • In oil add onion and fry till light golden.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry for few seconds. Add chopped tomatoes and all spices. Again fry till oil separates.
  • Now add washed lentil and  water .Cover with lid and cook till tender and mashy.
  • For tempering heat oil and add cumin seeds, green chillies 2 and chopped garlic 2 cloves.When become brown pour on lentil.
  • Garnish wit coriander leaves and all spice powder (optional ).

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INGREDIENTS FOR BOILED RICE:

Rice1 cup
Salt to taste
Cumin seeds1/4 tsp
Oil1 tbsp
Chicken cube1

METHOD:

  • Soak rice for 1/2 hour.
  • Boil water, add salt, oil and cumin seeds in water.(can add a chicken cube also)
  • Add rice and cook till well boiled.
  • Serve with Dal.

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INGREDIENTS FOR KACHOMAR SALAD:

Tomato1 large
Cucumber1 medium
Onion,sliced1 medium
Fresh coriander2 tbsp chopped
Green chillies1 chopped
Saltto taste
Black pepper1/4 tsp
Lemon juice1 tbsp

METHOD:

  • Cut vegetables in cubes only onion in thin slices. Add all ingredients in a bowl and toss with all spices.
  • Serve immediately after adding salt ,vegetables will leave water content and salad will become watery.

Comments

  1. Farzana mirza says:

    Thank you for sharing great recipes.jeetee raho