Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Heerekayai / Beerkayai / Ridge guard Dal

Serving: 2

Ingredients:

Ridge guard: 1 lb
Toor dal: 1/2 cup
Green chili:4
Garlic: 1
Coconut: 3tsp
Pepper: 5 -6
Jeera / Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp

Seasoning:
Mustard seeds:1/2 tsp
Jeera: 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves: 6
Red Chillies: 2
oil: 2 tbs

Method:

Pressure cook dal and cut ridge guard.
Burn chili and garlic directly on gas stove, grind chili, garlic, coconut, jeera, pepper with half cup of water.
In a pan Prepare seasoning adding mustard seeds, jeera to oil, let it splutter,
add curry leaves and red chillies. Now add cooked dal and coconut paste and boil it for few min.

This dal is served with rice.