Toor Dal

Ingredients

1 cup Toor dal
cup Water
teaspoon Coriander seed powder
teaspoon Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
teaspoon Garam masala, (optional)
2 pchs asafoetida
1 teaspoon Chopped tamarind
1 teaspoon Jaggery crushed
1 tablespoon Ghee
teaspoon Cumin and mustard seeds
1 stalk curry leaves
Tomato chopped fine
1 tablespoon Chopped coriander

Preparation

1
Wash and pressurecook dal till done. (approx. 4 whistles will do). Cool cooker and remove dal.
2
Beat the dal with a hand beater till smooth. Keep aside.
3
Make a thin paste of the dry spice powders and salt and 1/2 cup water.
4
Heat ghee in a saucepan, add the seeds to splutter.Add tomatoes and curry leaves.
5
Fry for a minute. Add masala paste.
6
Fry for a minute. Add the chopped tamarind and jaggery. Stir for a minute more.
7
Add dal and stir. Add water. Bring to boil and simmer on low for 7-8 minutes.
8
Garnish with chopped coriander.
9
Serve piping hot with steamed rice and papads.
10
Making time: 1/2 hour
11
Makes: 4 servings
12
Shelf life: Best fresh and hot

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Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

February 14, 2010

Creator:

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