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Indian Food : All - In- One- Dal

All - In- One- Dal

1/2 cup toor dal
1/2 cup moong dal
1 onion, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
2 green chillies, chopped
1/2 " piece of ginger
2-3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 cup carrots, chopped
salt to taste
1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
1 cup spinach, chopped
1/4 cup greenpeas
1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
A pinch of asafoetida

Boil both the dals with turmeric in a pressure cooker. Separately boil the greenpeas and carrots for a few minutes till they are cooked. In a non-stick pan, saute the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
Add in the onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies. Fry well. Add tomatoes. Fry for a minute or two. Next, add in the dals, spinach, greenpeas and carrots. Add some water if the mixture is too thick.
Then add salt to taste. Cook for 4-5 minutes or till the spinach is soft and cooked. This dish can also be made without spinach, in which case, garnishing can be done with chopped corriander leaves.

Serves: 6 Adults