After a long time i prepared this recipe with neyyi choru actually this dhal cha is pucca non vegetarian recipe, where they add meat bones. i dont eat non vegetarian so i taught of prearing this for my self with out adding meat bones. here i have used only vegetables. it tasted very good. it was like masala sambar.the vegetables here are cooked normally with out pressure cooking so it gives good flavour to the gravy.the consistency of this will be like the normal sambar. try it out.
1 cup toor dhal( thuvaram parrupu)
500gms Vegetable ( carrot, beans, potato, egg plant, green plantain (vazhakkai), pumkin)
1 cup tomato (medium)
1 cup onion chopped
3 nos green chilli
2tsp ginger garlic paste
1tsp jeera powder
1tsp peeper powder
1tsp ani seed powder (sombu powder)
1 tbsp corriender powder (Malli powder)
1tsp red chilli powder
1tsp turmeric powder
1/4 cup curd
1 tbsp corriender leaves chopped (according to taste)
1 strand of curry leaves
berry size tamarind (extract juice)
garam masala powder
oil for seasoning
salt to taste
Take a pressure cooker and cook dhal with turmeric powder. Take pan or a kadai. Add oil , saute onionand green chilli. Afer onion is sauted well, add ginger garlic paste,tomatoes, corriander leaves and garam masala, Fry the mass well till the oil comes out of it. Then add red chilli powder and rest of the spices. MIx it well, Add the curd and little water with vegetables. close the pan and cook the vegetable well. After cooking the vegetables add the cooked dhal and tamarind extract, curry leaves and salt. Keep it in sim for 5 min.
Dhal cha is ready for serving with kushka rice/pulao/plain rice/thengai paal rice.