Wednesday, November 30, 2011

CRANBERRY DAL



Cranberry is the Winter Crop. The amazing health benefit of cranberry is that it can prevent stroke and heart disease. Most Cranberries are Water-harvested.
Fresh cranberries, which contain the highest level of beneficial nutrients are at their peak from October through December.


Ingredients

1. Cranberries -- 1Cup
2. Toor Dal -- 1/2Cup
3. Onions(Finely Chopped) -- 1/2Cup (This is Optional)
4. Cumin Seeds -- 1tbsp
5. Mustard Seeds -- 1tbsp
6. Green Chilli -- 4 or 5
7. Red Chilli -- 2
8. Curry Leaves -- 8 to 10
9. Salt -- To Taste
10. Red Chilli Powder -- 1/2tbsp

Method To Prepare

1. First Pressure Cook the Toor Dal and Cranberries for atleast 4 to 5 long whistles.
2. Now for seasoning, heat 2tbsp of Oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, green chilli, curry leaves and red chilli. Fry them for 2min.
3. Then add chopped Onions and fry till they turn transparent. (This is Optional. So if you don't want to add onions you can add directly the cooked dal and cranberries.)
4. Once onions are fried nicely, add the cooked dal and cranberries. Also add salt and red chilli powder. Mix it well and let it cook for 5 to 10 min. Add 1/2 glass of water if needed.
5. Finally transfer it to the serving bowl and garnish it with the fresh coriander leaves.

Serve it Hot with Rice...........  Enjoy the Tasty Cranberry Dal.

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