Saturday 15 February 2014


I was surfing through my blog today  suddenly I realised that I have not posted the  most common and favourite  dish of Konkanis “ Daali Thoy” without which our feasts are incomplete.   In our day to day  menu also it plays a vital role.   This is a very good combi with fish fry, fish phanna Upkari, sukka etc.   This is a quick recipe and can go well with chappathi, rotis, dosa etc.

1.       Thoor Dal  (Thuvara Parippu)                       -- 1 cup

2.       Green chilli                                                      --  3 to 4

3.       Mustard seeds                                                 --   ½ tsp

4.       Hing powder                                                    --   ¼ tsp

5.       Ghee /oil                                                          --    2 tsp
6.       Curry leaves  few

7.       Red chilli                                                           --  2 or 3 broken in to pieces  
        coriander leaves   (optional)                                                     


·         Pressure cook Thoor dal in 2-3 cups of water with slit green chilli for 3 to 4 whistles.

·         Transfer into vessel  add salt and churn till it becomes smooth fine paste  and boil for 5 minutes.

·         Heat oil in pan add ghee/oil  add mustard seeds when it splutter add hing powder, curry leaves and broken red chillies then fry for 2-3 minutes then pour this on dal paste.

·         Amchi favourite Daali thoy is ready.

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