Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Bhaja Muger Dal Bengali Style

Mung daal - 1/2 cup 
Grated ginger - 1 tsp 
Salt - As per taste 
Sugar - As per taste 
Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon 
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 teaspoon 
Cinnamon stick - 1 
Cloves - 2/3 
Green Cardamom pods - 2 
Garam masala powder:1/2 tsp
Bay Leaves - 1 
Whole red chili - 2 
Mustard Oil - 1 tablespoon
Cow Ghee Or clarified butter - 1 tablespoon

Wash the dal & drain the water thoroughly.

Heat 1/2 tbsp of ghee in a pan and fry the mung dal till light brown and boil the dal till the daal becomes soft and keep aside.

Take a pan and heat oil in it and temper with cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, cloves and bay leaf and fry till fragrance comes from the whole spices.

Now add the cumin seeds and red chili and fry for 1 minute. 

Now add the grated ginger, turmeric, salt & sugar and fry for another 2 minutes.

After that add the boiled dal and bring the dal to a nice boil for 5 minutes.

Now,sprinkle some garam masala and ghee on the top of the cooked dal & cook for another 2 minutes.

Serve hot with steamed rice.

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