Urad dal (split black gram) - 1 tsp Method :
a mixer, blend the drained dals, red chilies, salt and hing
this mixture on a steamer
the cooked dal, spread it on to a wide plate and let cool. Once down to room temperature, lightly crumble using hands to prevent any lump formation. A neat trick is to give it a very quick run in the mixer, just 2 quick turns, which will help break down the dal clusters formed during the steaming.
When the flowers become too small to open up, you can just use them just like that. Ingredients1 BananaFlower1 Spoon Red Chilli Powder1/4 Spoon Garam Masala1/4 Spoon Jaggery1/4 Spoon Mustards1/4 Spoon Corriander Powder1/4 Spoon Jeera PowderA pinch of AsafoetidaSalt to tasteOilMethodCleanup the bananaflowerCook finely chopped flower in the cooker for 2-3 whistlesRemove the water and keep it asideHeat oil in a pan and let the mustard sputter in itAdd asafoetida and cooked bananaflowerAdd the red chilli powder, garam masala, corriander powder, jeera powder, jaggery and saltLet it cook for couple of minutesNotesThe most important part of this vegetable is to clean the flowers, you need to open the covers and clean the flowers. Keep it soaked in water and throw this water while cutting it 1 Banana