Posts Tagged ‘Dal’

Dali Thoy (with moong dal)

1 cup moong dal, washed well
2-3 cups of water
Salt as required
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 dried red chilli
a few curry leaves
a pinch of asafoetida (heeng)
coriander leaves – optional

Cook dal with water. Boil with sufficient water and salt. After cooking, add more water to dal until desired consistency is reached. Heat oil in a separate pan. When hot, add spices and chili to the oil, and fry. Add oil mixture (phanna) to the dal. Optionally, add chopped coriander leaves.

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Dali Thoy (with toor dal)

Dali thoy is an intergral part of Konkani meal and it is easy and  simple to cook.


1 Cup Toor Dal
2 cups of water
Salt to taste
2 teaspoon coconut oil
2 Green chillies
Mustard seeds and curry leaves for seasoning ( Phanna)


Cook dal with 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker. Add water to the cooked dal for desired consistency. Add salt to taste and chopped green chillies. Boil well. In a separate small pan, heat coconut oil .  Add mustard seeds and curry leaves to the oil. Cover and heat, until the mustard seeds stop spluttering. Add this seasoning (the phanna) to the dal.

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