RADISH AND MASOOR DHAL
1 cup Masoor Dhal (Red lentil dhal)
2or 3 long white radish peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces or thick rings
2 teaspoons chillie powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
2 tomatoes chopped
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon oil
For the seasoning: 1 teaspoon mustard, 2 red chilies broken into bits and a few curry leaves and 1 teaspoon crushed garlic (optional)
Wash the dhal and cook it along with the tomato, chillie powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder and radish with sufficient water in a pressure cooker.
When done open the cooker, add salt and some more water if more quantity is required and mix well.
Heat oil in another pan and add the mustard, broken red chilies and crushed garlic and fry for some time. When the mustard starts spluttering, pour in the cooked dhal and mix well. Serve with rice