Celery & Dil leaves Dal

Celery & Dill leaves dal.!

Winter cold climate here invites for a hot soup or dal and this one is simple and tasty and made easily. As the bell peppers enhances the flavor adding along with celery gives a unique taste and smell to the dish.!






Moong dal -1/4 cup

Masoor dal-1/4 cup

Red bell pepper-1/2

Celery stick-1


Dill leaves- 1 arch

Turmeric -1/2tsp

Garlic powder-1 tsp

Ginger-1/3 piece

Green chilies -2

Salt as needed

Coriander powder -1 tsp

Garam masala powder -1 tsp

Chaat masala -1/2tsp

Oil-2 tsp




Ghee-1 tbsp

Mustard -3/4 tsp

Cumin-1 tsp

Carom seeds-1/2 tsp

Fenugreek seeds-1/4 tsp

Asafetida -1/3 tsp





1. Pressure cook both the dal along with onions,turmeric and little salt. Cook with four whistles and once pressure is done mash it well and keep it aside.

2. Chop bell pepper,celery and in a pan add oil, then the chopped bell pepper and celery. To it add salt,green chilies and turmeric and sauté for 3 mins.

3. Add 1 tsp of coriander powder and garam masala powder and add the mashed dal. Then add 1/2 cup of water and mix well. Allow it to boil for 3 to 4 mins.

4. Add finely chopped dill leaves and then to it add chaat masala powder and let it cook for 2 more mins. Grate fresh ginger on the dal.. (I love the flavor of freshly grated ginger) Then temper with items below the tempering column.

Serve hot with Rice/Roti.!


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