It is 6:25pm Sunday when I finally sit down in front of my PC to write this post (wah, posting in real time!). From the time I got home from my morning grocery run, I have been on my feet doing my epic cooking.
On Saturday I cooked a batch of dad's chicken porridge. I could have cooked another batch of porridge but I ran out of minced pork. I was too tired to get started on another dish, so I put it off and instead baked a
failed cheesecake because I missed baking.
Nah look, my funny cheesecake.
Yes, there will be a post on that if I can find time to write. But right now, let's look at my dhall curry. Anyone likes dhall? Nice to
colek dip with roti canai.
Most of the time, the dhall curry that I find at restaurants tend to be very watery. I can hardly see any dhall in there. And since it is something that my mum likes to eat, I cooked it for her some weeks ago and I got very good reviews hee..hee...
I was unable to take proper photos of the dhall curry I cooked earlier due to lack of time. So today I was determined to get it done. I washed and soaked the dhall (for an hour) this morning and then dumped the soaked dhall, bone broth, diced carrots, minced garlic, turmeric powder and ginger powder (I ran out of fresh) into the crock pot.
By the time I got home from grocery shopping, my dhall curry was nicely simmering away. Then I got the case of itchy fingers and decided to add some mung dhall into the pot. That made my dhall curry very thick (I should have added some water) and I left it to cook for too long. It ended up all thick and mushy like baby food.
But still, I carried on and tempered some cumin and sliced onions with ghee to add to the dhall for the final touch. And yes, I seasoned the curry with salt, if fact too much salt. Bah! It was salty but not super salty but I cannot let mum eat this because she has high blood pressure. So this batch of dhall, I will keep for myself.
But hey, it tasted very good. I will be cooking another batch next weekend for mum and then I will share the recipe.
All right, I've got to go and catch up on my blog hopping. And perhaps some TV for relaxation. I hope you had a good weekend.