Friday, October 9, 2009


This is dry curry made of broccoli and chenadal,very simple and healthy as wel as tasty side karnatic dish,

  1. Broccoli florets-2 cups
  2. Chena dal-2 fist fuls
  3. Cerrano chilis-2
  4. Fresh/dry curry leaves-4 table spoons
  5. Dry chilis-1
  6. Crushed garlic-1 teaspoon
  7. Cumin and mustard-2 teaspoons
  8. Hing-pinch
  9. Split urad dal-1/2 table spoon
  10. Salt-to taste
  11. Oil-3 table spoons

  1. soak chena dal in water for 2 hours,then drain the water add chili's,salt,curry leaves to the dal and grind coarsely
  2. Transfer to a bowl add 1 teaspoon oil,divide into portions,put in the idli maker and steam until done
  3. Cool the idlis and crumble it with hands
  4. Heat oil in a pan and make seasoning,add garlic and toss for few seconds
  5. Now add the broccoli and fry for 10 minutes, or until done
  6. Now add the crumbled mixture to the broccoli mixture and fry for few more minutes
  7. Adjust salt
  8. Serve hot with pulka