Wednesday, January 12, 2011

CELERY DAL CURRY





Celery is highly nutritious.It helps in lowering the blood pressure,cholesterol,neutralizes acidity,.has anti-cancer compounds,prevents the formation and development of colon and stomach cancer,relieves constipation,regulate body fluids and stimulate urine production,gives relief for arthritis,asthma,bronchitis etc,helps normal functioning of kidneys by removing toxins from body,helps in breaking and elimination of urinary and gall bladder stones.
Read more information on the health benefits of celery here.


INGREDIENTS


Moon dal-----------------1 cup
Celery---------------------2cups,chopped
Turmeric powder--------1/2 tsp
Green chilly--------------2,slit length wise
Salt as needed


For tempering
Ghee-----------------------1 tsp
Mustard seeds-----------1/4 tsp
Dried red chilly-----------1
Curry leaves--------------a sprig


METHOD

  1. Pressure cook moong dal with needed salt,water and turmeric powder.The dal should be over cooked and mashed.
  2. Then add chopped celery,green chilly, needed salt and water to it and cook uncovered.
  3. Once the celery is fully cooked,transfer it to serving bowl.
  4. Next do the tempering.For this,in a medium heat pan add a tsp of ghee and splutter mustard seeds,dried red chilly and curry leaves.
  5. Now pour this tempering to the above bowl and serve hot with Chapathi,puri,plain rice etc.
Chopped celery








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13 comments:

  1. Wow..a very new recipe using celery..will give it a shot :)

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  2. very new recipe....wonderful dish......keep run ur marathon

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  3. Me encantan las comidas con curry,que receta más buena tienes ,me encantó,abrazos.

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  4. Such a delicious dal,never tried dal with celery, thanks for sharing Soumya..

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  5. Celery dal curry looks delicious.

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  6. Very creative recipe:-)Never tried Celery n Dal combination..Will try it out soon:-)

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  7. nice recipe...looks delicious..

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  8. wow so yummy and healthy, will definitely try this!

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  9. I tried this today .... came out well. Thanks Soumya :)

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